The Art of Atari is a hefty coffee table book that brings the art of Atari game boxes back in all their full-color, over-the-top glory. This is a must have for gamers, designers and fans of 80s pop culture.
Graphic novels are the perfect format for learning and Box Brown is a great teacher. His history of the highly addictive and mega-selling game Tetris is both educational and entertaining.
My only question is, What took them so long? If you haven’t seen the high scoring and completely entertaining King of Kong: Fistful of Quarters, then you should. In a nutshell, it’s a fascinating documentary about two video game rivals locked in a quest for Donkey Kong dominance.