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Ultimate Nintendo: Guide to the NES Library (Physical Book Preorder)

Ultimate Nintendo: Guide to the NES Library 1985-1995 is an expansive and thorough look at one of the greatest video game libraries of all time – the Nintendo Entertainment System. This 450 page book covers all licensed and unlicensed games released during the system’s lifespan, and features information and reviews on hundreds of classic (and not so classic) 8-bit games.

The NES had nearly 800 unique game cartridges released for it during its lifetime. While almost every video game fan has played or at least heard of the more famous titles, there were many, many games that weren’t as popular or well-known. This book features all of them, with detailed information such as the release date, developer, publisher, genre, availability, and more, as well as a review and rating for each title. There’s also a separate “Reflections” section for each game where the author of that review can expound upon the game more, comment on interesting aspects of the game, or even go off on a tangent about video game history, or muse about childhood memories or a humorous anecdote the game may have conjured up.

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Book Sections

Foreword: graciously written by Blake Harris, author of the hit video game history/drama book Console Wars!

750+ North American game reviews and reflections
30+ PAL exclusive reviews
10 HES exclusive reviews
Test cart overview
Promo/special game carts
North American game cart variants
Popular NES controllers and accessories
Unreleased NES Game Examples
Supplemental Articles:
“Horror on the NES” by James Rolfe
“How the NES Zapper Works by Joey Desena
“In Their Words – The NES Launch” by Frank Cifaldi
“Color Dreams and Wisdom Tree” by Karen Niemla
“Tengen and the Nintendo Lawsuit” by Norm Caruso
“The Dragon Warrior Giveaway” by Pat Contri
“Nintendo’s Censorship Hypocrisy” by Pat Contri
“From Plastic to Pixels” by Dan Eardley
“Why Was Music So Good on the NES?” by Brent Black
“The Licensed Property NES Game Addiction” by Andre Meadows

Note: this book is not authorized or endorsed by Nintendo. All registered trademarks, game art, and game screenshots used are copyright their respective holders and are utilized here under Fair Use.

Estimated shipping date: Late Summer 2016

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Ultimate Nintendo: Guide to the NES Library (Physical Pre-Order & Digital Download Combo)

Want to order both the physical version of Ultimate Nintendo: Guide to the NES Library 1985-1995 as well as the digital version? Then this option is for you, with a discount if you order both!

This download code is available in both EPUB 3.0 format and PDF version (please consult your e-reader software for best compatibility). After purchase, your download code should be emailed within 24 hours.

Note: this book is not authorized or endorsed by Nintendo. All registered trademarks, game art, and game screenshots used are copyright their respective holders and are utilized here under Fair Use.

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Ultimate Nintendo: Guide to the NES Library (Digital Download)

Want to read Ultimate Nintendo: Guide to the NES Library 1985-1995 on your iPad, tablet, phone, or computer? This option is for you! This digital version of the book is the same as the physical one, with 800+ NES game reviews, information about test carts, promo carts, game cart variants, popular NES controllers, and supplemental articles! The biggest difference is that it doesn’t weigh 6 pounds!
This download code is available in both EPUB 3.0 format and PDF version (please consult your e-reader software for best compatibility). After purchase, your download code should be emailed usually within 24 hours.

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