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    • Minecraft

    • The Unlikely Tale of Markus 'Notch' Persson and the Game that Changed Everything
    • By: Jennifer Hawkins (translator), Linus Larsson, Daniel Goldberg
    • Narrated by: Jonathan Davis
    • Length: 5 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 567
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 494
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 497

    Three years ago, 32-year-old Markus "Notch" Persson of Stockholm was an unknown and bored computer programmer. Today, he is a multi-millionaire international icon. Minecraft, the "virtual Lego" game Markus crafted in his free time, has become one of the most talked about activities since Tetris. Talked about by tens of millions of people, in fact.It is the story of unlikely success, fast money, and the power of digital technology to rattle an empire. And it is about creation, exclusion, and the feeling of not fitting in.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • A decent depiction of a fascinating story

    • By Christopher on 03-07-14

    Regular price: $19.95

    • The State of Play

    • Sixteen Voices of Video Games
    • By: Linus Larsson, Daniel Goldberg
    • Narrated by: Zachary Webber, Alex Hyde-White, Tonya Cornilesse, and others
    • Length: 7 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 28
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 27
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 25

    The State of Play is a call to consider the high stakes of video game culture and how our digital and real lives collide. Here, video games are not hobbies or pure recreation; they are vehicles for art, sex, and race and class politics. The 16 contributors are entrenched - they are the video game creators themselves, media critics, and Internet celebrities. They share one thing: They are all players at heart, handpicked to form a superstar roster by Daniel Goldberg and Linus Larsson.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • A mixed bag

    • By Bryan on 03-09-16

    Regular price: $19.95