GAMES & GAMERS

Videogame-inspired listens
Button-mashers rejoice! Gaming listens are all the rage, and we can't wait to hit the play button on each new release. The classic hits of the 80s and 90s are making a comeback in the form of fun, quirky fiction with enough clever references to beloved 8-bit games and arcade classics to satisfy any gaming geek. Fans of major games like World of Warcraft and Halo can continue their adventures long after the final level with new additions to titles based on the games. And for those who want a deeper dive into the industry, nonfiction new releases will give you an insider look into the minds behind the top games and consoles in recent history—no cheat code necessary.