The NES Omnibus: Vol. 1 turned to Kickstarter to get funded, and it hit its goal easily. For those who missed out on the Kickstarter, you can now snag a copy straight from the author's website. If you need a recap on everything in this book, check out the rundown below.
Featuring a 1200-word foreword by The Goldbergs creator Adam F. Goldberg, The NES Omnibus: The Nintendo Entertainment System and Its Games, Vol. 1 (A-L) by gaming historian Brett Weiss covers the first half of the NES library in exhaustive and engaging detail: every U.S. release from A to L.
More than 350 games are featured, including such iconic titles as Castlevania, Donkey Kong, Double Dragon, Duck Hunt, Final Fantasy, and The Legend of Zelda. Each game, whether obscure or mainstream, is given the spotlight. In addition to thorough gameplay descriptions, the book includes reviews, memories, historical data, quotes from vintage magazines, and, best of all, nostalgic stories about many of the games from programmers, authors, YouTube celebs, and other industry insiders. The book also features more than 2,000 full-color images, including box art, screenshots, and vintage ads.
Nostalgic story contributors include such industry pros as "8-Bit" Eric Perez (YouTube personality), David Warhol (legendary Intellivision programmer), Steve Woita (Atari, Genesis, and PS1 programmer), Sean Tiedeman (director of The King of the Arcades), Shane Stein (Executive Producer of The Game Chasers movie), Greg Sewart (former Previews and Reviews Editor for Electronic Gaming Monthly), and many others. Hardcover. 9.5 x 12.5 inches. 400+ pages.
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