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A Complete, illustrated history of video highlighting the machines, games, and people who have made gaming a worldwide, billion-dollar industry/artform–told in a graphic novel format. Author Jonathan hennessey and illustrator Jack McGowan present the first full-color, chronological origin story for this hugely successful, omnipresent art form and business.Hennessey provides readers with everything they need to know about video games-fromm their early beginnings during World War II to the emergence of arcade games in the 1970s to the rise of Nintendo to today’s app-based games like angry birds and Pokemon go. Hennessey and McGowan also analyze the evolution of gaming as an art-form and its impact on society. Each br>Chapter features spotlights on major players in the development of games and gaming that contains everything that game Rs and non-gamers alike need to understand and appreciate this incredible phenomenon.