In Super Mario: How Nintendo Conquered America, Jeff Ryan takes us on Nintendo’s rise from hopeless arcade company to video game superpower. Readers who grew up playing with their Gameboy on family road trips or devoted weekends to the seemingly impossible pursuit of collecting all of the stars in Super Mario 64 will breeze through this fast, fun read.
While the big screen franchise of Aliens Vs. Predator may be the very definition of squandered potential, the pixilated face-off between the galaxy's most badass beasties, with the colonial marines completing the party, have proven to provide some of the most exhilarating gaming around.
Continuing to put to good use the groundbreaking game engine of the now dismantled Championship Manager series, this freshly updated version remains the benchmark by which all soccer management simulations must be measured.