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  • Fantastic!

    5
    By Words over my hammy
    Great insights into how great games are made and the struggle to combine technology and the arts! Thank you
  • Awesome, insightful book

    5
    By Aeonofgods
    I went in with the expectation to learn some details about game development. There was that and so much more. To hear all these details and behind the scenes struggles about some of my favorite games puts things into perspective. Thanks for taking the time to tell these stories Jason!
  • Thank you for your book.

    5
    By Domsbombz
    I throughly enjoyed reading each story presented here, which is tightly focused on the concept of the "crunch" that game developers seem to have to take, amongst a wake that of other struggles, in order to give us gamers the greatness that we take for granted. I've always tried to take the developer's side when folks get upset, and now I have the proof that developers do not want to just grab your cash or purposely spoil your day. This is hard work and sacrifice. And a lot of times things just do not work out as expected. And of course it looks obvious after the fact.
  • Really great insight into the Game Dev world.

    5
    By SpainRulz
    The book gives us a really great insight into the world of game development. With a look into the stories of great games like Uncharted 4, Witcher 3, and Stardew Valley. Jason is a great writer and if you enjoy his writing style and the investigative reporting he's done for Kotaku you should totally pick this up. Even if you aren't familiar with Jason's work but are interested in game development, or video games in general, pick this one up! And maybe check out his articles. You won't be disappointed.
  • Best book ever

    5
    By Will646
    Its not even out yet but I can already hear the splitscreen jazz solo kick in with every chapter. If this book is 10% as good as his recent andromeda expose, than its a better book then we deserve.