About the book
From Atari to Sega, from Apple to Nintendo DS: The illustrated history of 500 machines, 600 pictures, history & technical data
33 years of onscreen fun and interaction: This book presents almost every game computer and console ever created, from Japan,
USA and Europe, along with classic software in its authentic, pixellated glory, and background information as well as key
More than 400 dream machines and million sellers, bizarre slip-ups and exotic variants are celebrated in full colour chapters
with extensive appendixes. From Atari to Xbox, from the C64 to Nintendo DS: Game.Machines is the reference point for members
of the PlayStation generation; whether they're gamers or collectors.
Originally published in Germany, Game.Machines has been recognized as a 'suitable reference' and 'recommended reading'
(by Germany's premier micro monthly C't), as 'very entertaining' (Gamestar) and 'compulsory reading' (PlayZone)
or simply as 'Ace' (ComputerBILD). Two years in the making, this greatly enhanced and revised edition invites you to a
time journey across the video game era: From the 4-bit beginnings to the broadband future.