Veteran video-game designer Dustin Hansen takes readers on a fun and fascinating trip through the brief but intensely innovative history of video games. Find out about the fast and furious growth and evolution of video games (including how they are quickly taking over the world!) by looking at some of the most popular, innovative, and influential games ever, from Pong, the very first arcade game, to modern hits like Uncharted. Learn about the creators and inspiration, discover historical trivia and Easter eggs, and explore the innovations that make each game special. Whether you consider yourself a hard-core gamer or are just curious to see what everyone is talking about, this is the book for you!