Even though playing games is fun, sometimes you just need that book reading experience that just blasts your head off. Below are some of the most famous and amazing books for people who are fascinated by video games.
Ready Player One
"Ready Player One" by Ernest Cline is one of the best books out there for gaming enthusiasts to read for sure. The story is set in a futuristic world of 2045 where the protagonist sets out on a journey to find some mysterious clues hidden inside a "Virtual Reality" game by the creator of the game to gain full control over the system and win a fortune. There is also a movie with the same name by Steven Spielberg which is just as awesome as the book version. The game also has a sequel by the same author which just got released in 2020 in the name of 'Ready Player Two".
"Ender's Game" by Orson Scott Card got its first release in 1985. The story sets in a time when furious alien invasions have happened on earth and small kids are put through difficult video games to train them for future possible invasions. Ender, a small kid shows exceptional performance in the tests and trainings. Ender goes on to have space missions and a vast amount of realizations during his journey. The book also has a movie with the same name.
Jacked: The Outlaw Story of Grand Theft Auto
"Jacked: The Outlaw Story of Grand Theft Auto" is a famous book by David Kushner which was published in 2012. The book describes the history of "Grand Theft Auto" and its founders Sam Houser and Dan Houser and some of the controversies, such as fights with Jack Thompson, its continual attempts to push up against societal limits, and about the Hot Coffee mod in the release of GTA: San Andreas.
Masters of Doom
"Masters of Doom: How Two Guys Created an Empire and Transformed Pop Culture" is another classic by David Kushner which tells us the childhood stories of the two co-founders of "id Software" named John Carmack and John Romero, how they met, and to starting their own company. It also talks about their most game franchises like the "Wolfenstein" and "Doom". A must for the Doom fans.
The History of the Future
"The History of the Future: Oculus, Facebook, and the Revolution That Swept Virtual Reality" is a book by Blake J. Harris which tells us the story of the founding of Oculus and its journey with virtual reality. The dramatic narrative of this book successfully shows us the failures and success of humankind in the super exciting industry of Virtual Reality. The author has also written another bestselling book named "Console Wars".
All these books are super interesting to read and have that gaming aspect to it that tickles the true Gamers. Have a nice day!!