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Video Games: Turning a Pastime into a Job
Learn about careers in the video game industry.
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Title: Break Into the Game Industry
Author: Adams, Ernest
Publisher: McGraw-Hill/Osborne (2003)
ISBN: 0072252669
Format: eBook
Notes: An industry veteran shares what you need to know to become a game designer, tester, artist, producer, and more.

 
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Title: Revolutionaries at Sony : The Making of the Sony PlayStation and the Visionaries Who Conquered the World of Video Games
Author: Asakura, Reiji
Publisher: McGraw-Hill (2000)
ISBN: 0071355871
Call Number: 338.7688 SO59A
Format: Hardback
Notes: The authorized story of Ken Kutaragi, the vice president of Sony Computer Entertainment. His successful launch of the Sony PlayStation in 1994 made a mark on the technological industry.

 
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Title: Game Design : The Art and Business of Creating Games
Author: Bates, Bob
Publisher: Prima Tech (2001)
ISBN: 0761531653
Call Number: 005.8152 B318A
Format: Hardback
Notes: A guide that offers advice and insight on how to get started with a career in the game industry.

 
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Title: Game Development and Production
Author: Bethke, Erik
Publisher: Wordware (2002)
ISBN: 0585448337
Format: eBook
Notes: A guidebook created by a game company executive that discusses many under-planned aspects of the game development process.

 
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Title: Smartbomb : The Quest for Art, Entertainment, and Big Bucks in the Videogame Revolution
Author: Chaplin, Heather
Publisher: Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill (2005)
ISBN: 1565123468
Call Number: 338.4779 C365S
Format: Hardback
Notes: A wide-ranging look at the video game industry from Nintendo's humble beginnings to today's most popular game designers.

 
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Title: Game Plan : The Insider's Guide to Breaking In and Succeeding in the Computer and Video Game Business
Author: Gershenfeld, Alan
Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin (2003)
ISBN: 0312275048
Call Number: 794.8 G323G
Format: Hardback
Notes: An insider's guide to the video game business that reveals how to break in, survive, and create video games for game companies.

 
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Title: Playing for Profit : How Digital Entertainment Is Making Big Business Out of Child's Play
Author: LaPlante, Alice
Publisher: Wiley (1999)
ISBN: 0471296147
Call Number: 338.4779 L316P
Format: Hardback
Notes: Examines the future of the technology and entertainment business.

 
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Title: Get in the Game : Careers in the Game Industry
Author: Mencher, Marc
Publisher: New Riders (2003)
ISBN: 0735713073
Call Number: 794.8023 M521G
Format: Hardback
Notes: This guide shows you step-by-step how to prepare yourself for a career in the game industry. It covers careers as a game designer, game programmer, game artist, and in game production.

 
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Title: Opening the Xbox : Inside Microsoft's Plan to Unleash an Entertainment Revolution
Author: Takahashi, Dean
Publisher: Prima (2002)
ISBN: 0761537082
Call Number: 794.8 T139O
Format: Hardback
Notes: A gaming-industry expert takes you through the history of Microsoft's launch of the X-box gaming console.