Metroid: Samus Returns

Prima Official Guide

Author: Prima Games

Publisher: Prima Games

ISBN: 9780744018745

Category: Computer adventure games

Page: 224

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Complete Walkthrough: Traverse the Metroid-infested planet SR388 using the most effective strategies, with tips and tricks straight from Metroid experts! All Collectible Items: We show you how to get every weapon, ability upgrade, and power-up. Detailed Maps: Our maps are distinctly illustrated to help you navigate every area and find every secret. Exhaustive Enemy Database: We cover the behavior patterns and weaknesses of every foe in the game. Never be caught off guard! Unlockables: Unlock all endings, bonus content, and more! Free Mobile-Friendly eGuide: Includes a code to access the eGuide, a web-access version of the complete guide optimized for a second-screen experience.

Metroid, Prime

Official Strategy Guide

Author: Doug Walsh,Bart Farkas

Publisher: Brady

ISBN: 9780744001853

Category: Games

Page: 143

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Featuring a complete walkthrough, this game guide includes expert strategies to take players through every vast level. The book also has coverage of Samus's combat abilities, including suit and visor abilities, and how to master each, plus tips for finding familiar weapons such as the Wave Beam, Freeze Beam, and the all-new weapons.

Power-Up

How Japanese Video Games Gave the World an Extra Life

Author: Chris Kohler

Publisher: Courier Dover Publications

ISBN: 0486816427

Category: Games & Activities

Page: 336

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Enjoyable and informative examination of how Japanese video game developers raised the medium to an art form. Includes interviews, anecdotes, and accounts of industry giants behind Donkey Kong, Mario, Pokémon, and other games.

Metroid Prime Trilogy

Prima Official Game Guide

Author: Stephen Stratton

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780761563228

Category: Games

Page: 240

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"Based on a game rated T [for] teen by ESRB"--Cover.

Metroid Prime (With Metroid Fusion)

Author: David Cassady,Mark L. Cohen,Tri Pham

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780761539599

Category: Games

Page: 142

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Title Selling PointsSales Ranking: *** - Detailed maps to help you explore every inch of the terrain - Locations of every power-up, including classics such as Wave Beam and Ice Cream - Tactics for pummeling each enemy to the ground - All secrets and hidden areas exposed

Microsoft Age of Empires

Inside Moves

Author: Steve L. Kent

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780735605695

Category: Games

Page: 269

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The bestselling strategy guide has been updated and revised with expanded information about online play. Like other titles in the Inside Moves series, the book shows how to play the game over the Zone, and gives tips on selecting the appropriate hardware for effective play.

Super Power, Spoony Bards, and Silverware

The Super Nintendo Entertainment System

Author: Dominic Arsenault

Publisher: MIT Press

ISBN: 0262341506

Category: Games & Activities

Page: 240

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This is a book about the Super Nintendo Entertainment System that is not celebratory or self-congratulatory. Most other accounts declare the Super NES the undisputed victor of the "16-bit console wars" of 1989--1995. In this book, Dominic Arsenault reminds us that although the SNES was a strong platform filled with high-quality games, it was also the product of a short-sighted corporate vision focused on maintaining Nintendo's market share and business model. This led the firm to fall from a dominant position during its golden age (dubbed by Arsenault the "ReNESsance") with the NES to the margins of the industry with the Nintendo 64 and GameCube consoles. Arsenault argues that Nintendo's conservative business strategies and resistance to innovation during the SNES years explain its market defeat by Sony's PlayStation. Extending the notion of "platform" to include the marketing forces that shape and constrain creative work, Arsenault draws not only on game studies and histories but on game magazines, boxes, manuals, and advertisements to identify the technological discourses and business models that formed Nintendo's Super Power. He also describes the cultural changes in video games during the 1990s that slowly eroded the love of gamer enthusiasts for the SNES as the Nintendo generation matured. Finally, he chronicles the many technological changes that occurred through the SNES's lifetime, including full-motion video, CD-ROM storage, and the shift to 3D graphics. Because of the SNES platform's architecture, Arsenault explains, Nintendo resisted these changes and continued to focus on traditional gameplay genres.

Luigi's Mansion: Dark Moon

Prima Official Game Guide

Author: Nick von Esmarch

Publisher: Prima Games

ISBN: 9780307895547

Category: Games

Page: 272

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Luigi's Mansion: Dark Moon Prima Official Game Guide includes: · Tips for defeating every enemy and boss · Solutions to every puzzle in the game · Details about every gadget in the game and when best to utilize them · Detailed maps of every mansion and level · Strategies for the brand new multiplayer mode

The Video Games Textbook

History • Business • Technology

Author: Brian J. Wardyga

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1351172344

Category: Computers

Page: 392

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The Video Games Textbook takes the history of video games to another level, with visually-stimulating, comprehensive, and chronological chapters that are relevant and easy to read for a variety of students. Every chapter is a journey into a different era or area of gaming, where readers emerge with a strong sense of how video games evolved, why they succeeded or failed, and the impact they had on the industry and human culture. Written to capture the attention and interest of both domestic and international college students, each chapter contains a list of objectives and key terms, illustrative timelines, arcade summaries, images and technical specifications of all major consoles.

Playing with Super Power

Super NES Classics

Author: Sebastian Haley,Meagan Marie

Publisher: Prima Games

ISBN: 9780744018691

Category: Games & Activities

Page: 320

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The Console: A nostalgic celebration and exploration of the Super Nintendo Entertainment System in all its 16-bit glory. The Games: Discover everything you've always wanted to know about some of the most beloved SNES games, including the previously unreleased Star Fox 2! The History: Learn about the SNES development and the visionaries behind this groundbreaking console. The Legacy: An in-depth look at how the SNES has left its mark on the gaming industry, and how its legacy continues. The Memories: Featuring a plethora of fan art, music, and more, this book is a love letter to playing with Super Power! Speedrunning Tips: Some of the best speedrunners around share their tips and strategies for getting the best times in these beloved classic games. Exclusive Foreword: Written by Reggie Fils-Aim�, President and COO of Nintendo of America. Paperback version.

Super Mario Odyssey

Prima Collector's Edition Guide

Author: Prima Games,Joe Epstein

Publisher: Prima Games

ISBN: 9780744018875

Category: Video games

Page: 336

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Complete guide to Super Mario Odyssey video game, including detailed maps, puzzle secrets, and how to defeat enemies in the game.

HALO: Last Light

Author: Troy Denning

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 1501103377

Category: Fiction

Page: 400

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An original novel set in the Halo Universe and based on the New York Times bestselling video game series! It is 2553, and the three-decade long Covenant War that defined a generation has suddenly drawn to a close. Yet, in the remotest parts of human space, tensions remain that threaten to overflow into another full-scale conflict. Beneath the surface of the planet Gao lies a vast cavern system renowned for its therapeutic effects and rumored miraculous cures. But now Gao natives are turning up brutally murdered down there—violent acts that happen to coincide with the recent arrival of a UNSC research battalion protected by Spartan Blue Team, led by the renowned Spartan-II Fred-104. Maverick detective Veta Lopis of the Gao Ministry of Protection is only trying to do her job as the Special Inspector assigned to catch a serial killer—one who is possibly hiding within the Spartan ranks—but she never anticipates the situation spiraling out of control into an all-out crisis. When Gao is revealed to harbor ancient Forerunner technology that could solidify the UNSC’s military supremacy for centuries to come, Insurrection loyalists within the planetary government will do anything—even align with a vicious faction of what remains of the Covenant—to ensure that never happens…

Real Time Cameras

A Guide for Game Designers and Developers

Author: Mark Haigh-Hutchinson

Publisher: Morgan Kaufmann

ISBN: 0123116341

Category: Art

Page: 497

View: 3953

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Real-Time Cameras presents a practical approach to real-time camera systems including the theory, design and implementaton of camera control systems to help you present your game from the best possible angles. Written by an experienced game developer, this book will teach you to keep your game cameras under control.

EZ Gamer

Author: The Cheat Mistress

Publisher: Ice Publications via PublishDrive

ISBN: 1907649727

Category: Games & Activities

Page: 98

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EZ-Gamer is a bi-monthly downloadable video game magazine, featuring the big news stories, previews of upcoming games, insightful and humorous features on games and the industry, all the top and in-depth reviews for the latest games across all formats, a cheats, tips and hints section for the newest games, plus a detailed walkthrough guide for the biggest and toughest game in that period. The content is given to you by dedicated gamers with an unbiased opinion on all things video games.

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate

Official Guide

Author: Prima Games

Publisher: Prima Games

ISBN: 9780744019032

Category: Art

Page: 272

View: 1327

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Everything you need to come out on top in the eagerly anticipated newest entry in the beloved Super Smash Bros. franchise! · Full Coverage of All Fighters: The biggest roster in Super Smash Bros. series history! · Comprehensive Strategies and Move Sets: The tips and tricks you need to succeed with every contender!