The Art of Video Games: From Pac-Man to Mass Effect


Video games use images, actions, and player participation to tell stories and engage their audiences. In the same way as film, animation, and performance, they can be a compelling and influential form of narrative art. The Art of Video Games explores the forty-year evolution of video games as an artistic medium, with a focus on striking visual effects and the creative use of new technologies.

Covering five eras of game technology, from the beginning of the home game revolution to the current generation, The Art of Video Games features some of the industry's most influential artists and designers, from early developers such as David Crane and Warren Robinett to contemporary
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ISBN:

9781599621104

Format:

Hardback

Pages:

216

Dimensions:

25cm x 25cm

RRP:

$65.00

Category:

Art and Photography

Publisher:

Rizzoli International

Published:

01 August 2015

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Chris Melissino

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Patrick O'Rourke