New Books: Zen Arcade, Pop Life, Greatest Hits. Click on the images to order.
My new books are now available for pre-order on Amazon and will be released this Tuesday, November 21. Between now and November 26, all three titles will be 99 cents. This is our "Launch Week" sale and I hope you take advantage of it. Buy all three! Send them to friends and family as gifts! Start your holiday season shopping early!
Here is a description for each of these new books:
Zen Arcade: Classic Video Game Reviews - 140 reviews of retro video games for NES, Super NES, Nintendo 64, Turbografx-16, Sega Genesis and SNK Neo-Geo. All of the game featured were released on Nintendo Virtual Console and other digital platforms including Xbox Live, PSN, iOS and Android.
Are you a young gamer who is discovering the classics for the first time? Are you an older player seeking a nostalgia fix? Are you a game designer, programmer or writer searching for inspiration? Zen Arcade is the book for you. Don't go into your neighborhood game store without a copy of this book.
Zen Arcade includes: Altered Beast, Bonk's Adventure, Donkey Kong Country, F-Zero, Fatal Fury, Ghouls 'N Ghosts, Golden Axe, Ice Hockey, Legend of Zelda, Mega Man, Ninja Gaiden, SimCity, Sonic the Hedgehog, Super Mario Brothers, Super Star Soldier, Wave Race 64, World Class Baseball, and 120+ more.
Pop Life - Essays and commentary on popular culture, the arts and life: film & television, music & audio, video games & animation, politics & life. Author Daniel Thomas MacInnes tackes every aspect of "the pop life" with biting wit, humor and keen insight, bringing readers on an illuminating journey across the cultural landscape.
If you are a fan of Roger Ebert, Pauline Kael, Hunter S. Thompson or Chuck Klosterman, Pop Life is the perfect book for you.
Pop Life Essays include: A Charlie Brown Christmas, Atari 7800, Babes in Toyland, The Boondock Saints, Miles Davis, DEVO, Herbie Hancock, The Marx Brothers, Metallica, Million Dollar Baby, NFL 2K1, A Night at the Opera, Napoleon Dynamite, Pearl Jam, Ratatouille, Lou Reed, Sega Dreamcast, The Simpsons Movie, Space Shuttle Columbia, Wisdom Teeth in the United States of Stupid, and 120+ more.
Greatest Hits: An Anthology in Four Volumes - A compilation volume of selections from two current books (Zen Arcade, Pop Life) and two upcoming books (Videogame Classics, Conversations on Ghibli). Author Daniel Thomas MacInnes examines and dissects the pop culture universe: film and television, animation and live-action, music and audio, video and computer games, politics and current events with sharp wit, humor and insight.
Greatest Hits essays include: ActRaiser, Anne of Green Gables, California Games, Donkey Kong Country, Herzog Zwei, My Neighbor Totoro, Napoleon Dynamite, Ratatouille, Sonic CD, Spirited Away, The Thriller Zombies Come to Chew on the Corpse, Truth is the First Casualty of War, and 80 more.
To read more about my books, including descriptions and sample chapters, please visit DT MEDIA.