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Pac-Man, Space Invaders, Sonic the Hedgehog, Prince of Persiacomputer games have been drawing people in for decades. But which of the vast array are true classics worth becoming addicted to? From the halcyon days of pixilated, one-dimensional blobs charging around a maze to escape from ghosts, to contemporary fully interactive adventures, computer games expert Steve Bowden analyzes the 100 games that comprise his shortlist. Both nostalgic players with a penchant for Atari or whether Mario Kart fanatics who revel in the thrill of the race in Mario Kart will find something they love in this fun and informative book.