A definitive history of the cult games console, produced in collaboration with SEGA. This large format, deluxe hardback features a dazzling collection of never-before-published materials and specially commissioned editorial, offering unprecedented insight into the creation of Sega’s last console and its celebrated library of games. Accompanying a cache of visual material gleaned from SEGA’s archives, is an in-depth, interview-led editorial piece by New Yorker contributing writer Simon Parkin. Featuring contributions from Yu Suzuki (Shenmue), Masayoshi Kikuchi (Jet Set Radio/Jet Grind Radio), Naoto Ohshima (Sonic Adventure) and Tetsuya Mizuguchi (Space Channel 5, Rez), this revealing retrospective sheds new light on this pivotal era for SEGA and chronicles the rise and fall of this lauded videogame console.Official SEGA productFrom Read Only MemoryDimensions: 190 x 240mmWritten by Simon Parker and designed/edited by Darren Wall
SEGA Arcade: Pop-Up History presents six of the most iconic SEGA Taiken ‘body sensation’ videogame cabinets – Hang-On, Space Harrier, Out Run, After Burner, Thunder Blade and Power Drift – in an innovative form: as dazzling pop-up paper sculptures. Accompanying this 3D showcase is a written history from Guardian games writer and best-selling novelist, Keith Stuart, punctuated by specially restored production artwork and beautifully reproduced in-game screens. The book features contributions from arcade game innovator Yu Suzuki, who offers first-hand insight into the development of these groundbreaking games and the birth of the Taiken cabinet phenomenon. SEGA Arcade: Pop-Up History is a unique book object, a delight for SEGA fans and a love letter to the once-vibrant arcade game scene of the 1980s.Official SEGA productFrom Read Only MemoryDimensions: 210 x 300mmHardcoverIncludes 6 large scale pop-up sculptures and 32 page editorial sectionWritten by Keith Stuart
Dive into the nostalgia of the iconic Master System! This stunning collection of product and graphic designs from Bitmap Books bring back all the best 8-bit memories! Including interviews with Mutsuhiro Fujii, Takashi Shoji, Steve Hanawa and a collection of around 200 games, your favourite is sure to be included!Official SEGA productInterviews with Mutsuhiro Fujii, Takashi Shoji, Steve Hanawa, Rieko Kodama and othersCollection includes around 200 gamesHigh quality printedHard back with heavy board clipcaseComes with a set of 3D glasses!