• NEOGEO: A Visual History, Bitmap Books, 2017
  • 400 pages

Another Bitmap book, another must-own for fans of the system. In this case, the NEOGEO and associated platforms - arcade MVS, home AES, handheld Pocket, and the CD based home systems. A lavish design (the metallic gold pages are luxurious) c...

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  • SNES/Super Famicom: a visual compendium, Bitmap Books 2017
  • 540 pages

Bitmap Books have become quite a tough act to beat in the retro video-game system book field, with their 'visual compendium' series of particular note. SNES/Super Famicom: a visual compendium is the 5th in the series, and quite...

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Undisputed Street Fighter - Steve Hendershot, 2017 303 pages

In celebration of Street Fighter's 30th anniversary, this large-format hardback 'coffee-table' book covers history, characters, and releases in fairly thorough fashion.

Certainly my favourite portions of this book are the history sect...

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Ultra Massive Video Game Console Guide Volume 1 - Mark Bussler, 2017

230 pages

A brief coverage of multiple video game consoles, some photos (often consoles or game boxes 'in their element' such as in a field, on the beach, next to a waterfall... very evocative!), game collecting guides for novi...

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Game Over - David Sheff, 1993

434 pages

By now, the story of the rise and... plateau... of Nintendo has been well-trod, with numerous web, magazine, and podcast articles covering various aspects. All inevitably draw upon the research covered in 'Game Over', one of the earliest and most in-depth...

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