Over the last fifty years, video games have grown from curiosities to fads to trends to one of the world's most popular forms of mass entertainment. But how did we get from Space Invaders to Grand Theft Auto and World of Warcraft? How exactly did gaming become a $20 billion industry and a dominant pop-culture medium - and what are the frustrations, innovations, and fascinations behind this incredible growth?
Through the stories of gaming's greatest innovators, both its icons and those unfairly forgotten by history, All Your Base Are Belong to Us sets out to answer these questions. Harold Goldberg ushers readers behind the scenes of gamings' greatest advances and explores the genius fueling its most classic creations, capturing the creativity, controversy, and passion that have entranced millions of gamers and made video games a ubiquitous form of popular entertainment.
Written by Harold Goldberg.