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Irresistable...almost as hypnotic as a successful video game. " An intriguing potrait of what it takes to succeed in today's competitive computer industry." (Washington Post Book World)
"Game Over...is ultimately less absorbing than 'Tetris' but not by much. The opening chapter alone stuns us... A fascinating insider's loook into the Nintendo juggernaut."(Wall Street Journal) -- The New York Times --This text refers to an alternate Paperback edition.
David Sheff's articles have appeared in Playboy, Rolling Stone, The Observer, and Foreign Literature(in Russia), among other publications, and on National Public Radio's All Things Considered. His book The Playboy Interviews with John Lennon and Yoko Ono was a Literary Guild Selection. Sheff lives in Northern California with his wife, Karen Barbour, and son, Nicolas. --This text refers to an alternate Paperback edition.
This book has been called the bible of the videogame industry. It is a great book with the unforgettable stories of Alexy Pajitnov of Tetris fame and Miyamoto of Super Mario,... Read morePublished on April 4 2002
I reread this book once a year and because I am in the video-game business and I want to be reminded of what is important-- the art of the games.Published on Jan. 11 2002
Great book - couldn't put it down. Remarkably bought it at a used book store for $2. Sheff does a really good job at detailing the intricacies of intellectual property and... Read morePublished on May 27 1999 by Seiche
Game Over is great! It gives details of how Nintendo got it's start. It has more information about the history of the system than any other book out there. Read morePublished on Sept. 14 1998
This book tells everything about Nintendo. No other book before has covered the historical phenomenon of "Nintendomania" like this one. Read morePublished on June 2 1998
If you are looking for a good book with an in-depth detailed analysis of the biggest and most recognizable company in the history of video games, than this book is for you. Read morePublished on April 16 1998
Thorough piece of reporting allows a rare look at how super-power technology companies get that way. Read morePublished on March 2 1998