158,260 ratings — 55,575 ratings — 27,588 ratings — published 1989, avg rating 4.04 — 312,353 ratings — See below for a selection of the latest books from Board games category. published 2007, avg rating 4.09 — World of Warcraft books | Amazon US | Amazon UK With expert reading recommendations made by people with a passion for books and some unique features Lovereading will help you find great Board games books and those from many more genres … published 1881, avg rating 3.87 — published 2000, avg rating 3.94 — published 2011, avg rating 3.71 — 2 ratings — I could really use some suggestions, fiction or not. There are, however, 16 WoW books to get your teeth into. published 2012, avg rating 3.83 — This category has only the following subcategory. The last two words are key here as some World of Warcraft books take place before the events of World of Warcraft itself. Whether you're looking for something that's not on our shelves, or just for something new to play, our expert staff is always happy to help a fellow gamer of any age. 161 ratings — 60,249 ratings — One of the most exciting and excellent things to come out of the recent (ish) wave of retro gaming enthusiasm we're enjoying is the parallel surge in the media through which we're enjoying reminiscing about past games and tech. These books are all located in the Juvenile Fiction collection, Middle Reader's Room and may be checked-out. 475 ratings — Much like the Dragon Age series, there's a rich mine of lore and history to mine with Mass Effect's futuristic sci-fi setting. Gone are the days of guide and strategy books that happened to include some art, and even the purely behind the scenes books ('how the developers made the game') are not seen as frequently. 8,251 ratings — Subcategories. published 1889, avg rating 4.24 — published 1870, avg rating 3.78 — The ‘Computer Role-Playing Games’ book is rather special. Tall Tales: The Game of Infinite Storytelling Ages: 4+ There are several ways to play this storytelling game. 14 ratings — Committed to publishing great books, connecting readers and authors globally, and spreading the love of reading. You can start with Renaissance as it was the first book to be published, with The Secret Crusade that follows Altair as per the first game, or with whichever one goes alongside your favorite game. One of the most intriguing games of the past year or so, Death Stranding sure did have a unique style of art and aesthetic, but also a wonderful world to explore. Video game art books at Amazon UK Well, why not get the accompanying art book pre-ordered too? Metro book series | Amazon US | Amazon UK You can actually achieve both goals with these family board games. 90 ratings — published 2020, avg rating 4.18 — 43 ratings — But when a gamer takes players hostage inside the virtual realm, the government comes after Michael. Three teenage girls get dragged amongst a world of magic,battling to return home. 45,256 ratings — Draw up a large blank tic tac toe board for each of the kids. Risk 2210 A.D. The Skyrim Library | Amazon US | Amazon UK NY 10036. The Art of Death Stranding | Amazon US | Amazon UK published 1996, avg rating 3.51 — Jumanji book. So, when it comes to physical game merch, the best gaming books combine a few wonderful things to make them really attractive acquisitions: by merging behind the scenes insight with artwork and inspiration, or great stories and filling in narrative gaps seamlessly with great imagination, or taking us back to our early days of gaming with wonderfully retrospective looks at the retro gaming scene. Novels are a great way to continue enjoying the stories of our favorite games - or to enjoy them again but in a slightly different but equally absorbing way. Assassin's Creed book series | Amazon US | Amazon UK © published, avg rating 4.04 — All of the books in this section are recommended with the students in mind. published 2005, avg rating 4.05 — Oliver Bowden et al do a great job of joining the dots and adding narrative flourishes to the Templar v Assassin conflict through the ages. 74 ratings — It’s an epic blend of science fiction and fantasy, and probably the most video-game-like novel here, albeit without any of the focus on actual video games a few of these others have. published 2018, avg rating 4.07 — 11 ratings — Booktopia - Buy Board Games books online from Australia's leading online bookstore. An iconic game series, with a well-established and deep universe to draw from; it's a great set up for a book series. It's so good, some entries on games will leave you wanting more. published 1983, avg rating 4.32 — Visit our corporate site. I focused on fiction in this article, so you won’t find any history of video games here or other non-fiction books. Halo book series | Amazon US | Amazon UK Not quite on topic, but a great fiction book involving games is Wolf in the White Van by John Darnielle (lead singer of the band the Mountain Goats). The one book that everyone is familiar with that fits this Start with the one called Mass Effect: Revelation. published 1791, avg rating 3.71 — His newest series, The Mortality Doctrine, takes you out of the maze and into the VirtNet. It's important to note that even the most seemingly straightforward novelization of games' plots - like the Assassin's Creed books - are still very much worth a read as the writers and authors often provide lots of extra background story and narrative or plot sequences that support and fill 'gaps' that the games may have had. Highly recommended. Same in the UK: this link will take you to the enormous selection of artwork-based gaming books that you can get from Amazon. One of my favorite things to do besides play games is to read. GamesRadar+ is part of Future US Inc, an international media group and leading digital publisher. Before arriving, have them fill in each section of the board with the title of a book and the author (if they know it). 522 ratings — You'll want to start with Halo: The Fall of Reach to get the ball rolling. The Art of the Last of Us Part II | Amazon US | Amazon UK I'm looking for books about games and gaming, not so much a good Halo or Assassins Creed book, which seems to be the only suggestions I can find by google'ing. 203 ratings — 876 ratings — It doesn't cover handhelds, but each system present gets multiple pages of coverage, featuring a solid history, some nice photography and a range of games to see, play and avoid. Jump to navigation Jump to search The following is a list of novels ... 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