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From Ants to Zombies: Six Decades of Video Game Horror

From Ants to Zombies: Six Decades of Video Game Horror

Bitmap Books

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Prepare to delve into the dark and chilling world of horror gaming with "From Ants to Zombies," a meticulously curated showcase of the genre's evolution across six decades and over 70 hardware platforms. Authored by renowned horror developers like Keiichiro Toyama, Jane Jensen, and Ken Levine, this book analyzes and contextualizes more than 130 horror titles across thirteen thematically-divided chapters.

Explore a variety of horror gaming genres, from rail shooters to open-world RPGs, and traverse through settings ranging from haunted mansions to infested space stations. From creeping existential dread to stomach-churning outbursts of violence, "From Ants to Zombies" covers the entire spectrum of fear, enlivened by exclusive commentary from pioneering horror developers.

Spanning over 600 beautifully-illustrated pages, this hardback edition features a unique glow-in-the-dark logo and text, printed lithographically on high-quality paper to showcase the gorgeous visuals of the games. With thread sewn binding for extra durability and a cover featuring specially created artwork by artist Vasilis Zikos, "From Ants to Zombies" is a must-have for any horror gaming enthusiast.

Published by Bitmap Books, known for their commitment to visual quality and meticulous research, "From Ants to Zombies" offers an immersive journey through the rich history of video game horror, celebrating venerated classics and uncovering unfairly overlooked gems that will thrill and terrify readers alike.

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