Recommended Books

Kent, Steven L. (2000). The First Quarter: A 25-year history of video games. BWD Press. 

Halter, Ed (2006). From Sun Tzu to Xbox: War and Video Games. Thunder's Mouth Press. 
Sheff, DavidGame Over: The Maturing of Mario.

J.C., Herz (1997). Joystick Nation. Little, Brown, and Co

Kushner, David (2004). Masters of Doom: How Two Guys Created an Empire and Transformed Pop Culture. Random House, Inc.

'Takahashi, Dean (2002). Opening the Xbox: Inside Microsoft's Plan to Unleash an Entertainment Revolution. Prima. 

Taylor, T. L. (2006). Play Between Worlds: Exploring Online Game Culture. MIT Press. 

Chaplin, Heather; Ruby, Aaron (2006). SMARTBOMB: The Quest for Art, Entertainment, and Big Bucks in the Videogame Revolution. Algonquin Books. 

Wolf, Mark J.P.; Perron, Bernard, eds (2003). The Video Game Theory Reader. Routledge. 

Baer, Ralph H. (2005). Videogames: In The Beginning. Rolenta Press. 

Kent, Steven L. (2001). The Ultimate History of Video Games. San Val Inc.

Kohler, Chris (2004). Power-Up: How Japanese Video Games Gave the World an Extra LifeBradyGames.