Book Talk

Premiere DateApr 14, 2012
00:00 Book Talk Intro Kory French
02:18 Magic Spells Crystal Castles
08:26 The Ultimate History of Video Games Steven L. Kent
14:50 Play Gamez Roska
21:50 Video Games: A Cultural Phenomenon Arthur Asa Berger
27:03 Game Over Dabrye
30:33 Heir Apparent Vivian Vande Velde
36:22 Love In A Game Zeus
39:30 Finish

Subject – Video Games Week

Books – The Ultimate History of Video Games, Video Games: A Cultural Phenomenon & Heir Apparent

Video Games! Personally, I was never allowed to play them as a kid, so I never got into them that much. I think a true gamer is fostered from the point he/she is a child. Video games are a cultural phenomenon, no doubt. This week on Book Talk I look at three different books around video gaming, First, a history; then a sociological study; and finally a fun young-adult fiction about a young girl who becomes trapped inside a video game.

Crystal Castles
June 8 – Plein Air – Marmande, France
June 9 – Plein Air – Mermande, France
Jun 10 – Platt Fields Park – Manchester, UK
Jun 15 – Victoria Park – London, UK



Apr 14 – Lido Berlin – Berlin, Germany
Apr 16 – E-Werk – Cologne, Germany
Apr 17 – Fluc – Vienna, Austria
Apr 18 – Hansa 39 – Munich, Germany
Apr 19 – Gebaude 9 – Cologne, Germany

Kory French is the Founder and Principal of Emily Consulting, a consulting company that leads start-up and early-stage companies in everything from concept development to strategic planning to scaling and exit…