|Sims (Great game!)|
Author: Bolte, Mari
Describes the history of the game, introduces the creators and innovators, highlights competitions, and provides insight about the game's future.
|Accelerated Reader Information:|
Interest Level: MG
Reading Level: 5.10
Points: 1.0 Quiz: 514342
School Library Journal (04/01/22)
Full Text Reviews:
School Library Journal - 04/01/2022 Gr 5–7—Following a similar flow, each book in this series discusses the history of the games, followed by gameplay and the updates and mods that have helped them achieve devoted fandoms. The Legend of Zelda was first introduced in 1986, it's adventure and puzzle components quickly earning the adoration of Nintendo players for decades. New releases have only made its popularity grow, inspiring cosplay and larping the world over. Monopoly shares the duplicitous beginnings of the classic game—the concept was stolen from Lizzie G. Magie by Charles Darrow and Parker Bros! For MMOs like Roblox, the COVID pandemic actually brought even more players online not just to play but to watch virtual concerts together and check out custom content mods. While the writing is utilitarian, the subjects are high interest, so it's a fine addition where these games are popular (which is everywhere). VERDICT Worth purchasing. - Copyright 2022 Publishers Weekly, Library Journal and/or School Library Journal used with permission.