The third in a series about home video games, this detailed reference work features descriptions and reviews of every official U.S.–released game for the Neo Geo, Sega Genesis and TurboGrafx-16, which, in 1989, ushered in the 16-bit era of gaming. Organized alphabetically by console brand, each chapter includes a description of the game system followed by substantive entries for every game released for that console. Video game entries include historical information, gameplay details, the author’s critique, and, when appropriate, comparisons to similar games. Appendices list and offer brief descriptions of all the games for the Atari Lynx and Nintendo Game Boy, and catalogue and describe the add-ons to the consoles covered herein—Neo Geo CD, Sega CD, Sega 32X and TurboGrafx-CD.
Retro Pop Culture A to Z: From Atari 2600 to Zombie Films is a window to the past-a time of 8-bit video games, Silver Age super-heroes, Saturday morning cartoons, rock 'n' roll music, and scary movies at the drive-in. The book includes 60 fun-filled, feature-length chapters on such icons of popular culture as Alien, the Batman TV show, the Beatles, Dynamite Magazine, Famous Monsters of Filmland, The Flash, Forbidden Planet, Golden Age arcade games, He-Man, the Intellivision, Jaws, MAD magazine, the Nintendo NES, Ray Bradbury, The Wizard of Oz, the X-Men, and many others. If you've ever stayed up all night trying to beat Super Mario Bros., dressed up as a member of KISS on Halloween, watched Thundarr the Barbarian while eating a bowl of sugary cereal, set a VCR to record your favorite show, wiled away an entire day reading a stack of old comics, or listened to Elvis or the Rolling Stones on a turntable or 8-track tape player, Retro Pop Culture A to Z is for you. If you haven't done any of these things, no problem-feel free to dive right in and discover why your parents (or grandparents) are always talking about "the good old days." Includes: *60 essays/articles on nostalgic pop culture favorites *More than 200 photos *More than 115,000 words *Quotes from the experts *Production histories *Collectibles pricing *Author anecdotes *And much more!
With over 14,000 listings, from the latest box-office smashes, this updated, 30th Anniversary edition of the definitive movie guide packs more information than any weekly guide in one volume. Includes concise plot summaries, a four-star ratings system, reviews, and more. And, as a bonus, order the 12-copy prepack and pay for only 11 books! A $71.40 retail value.
Hoover's Handbook of Private Companies covers 714 nonpublic U.S. enterprises with revenues in excess of $600 million, including large industrial & service corporations like UPS & Goldman Sachs; hospitals & health care organizations such as Blue Cross; charitable & membership organizations including the Ford Foundation; mutual & cooperative organizations such as IGA; joint ventures such as Caltex; government-owned corporations such as the United States Postal Service; & major university systems, including The University of Texas System. This book features 210 in-depth Hoover's profiles (similar to those shown on pages 2-3) plus 504 shorter entries (as illustrated below). Company logos are shown for many of the profiled companies. Hoover's Handbook of Private Companies also includes lists of companies ranked by sales & by number of employees, plus Inc.'s list of fastest-growing private companies. It is indexed by headquarters location & industry, & by the people, companies & brand names mentioned in the profiles.
An alphabetically arranged reference containing more than six hundred entries on computer science, covering areas such as ethics, quantum computing, software safety, the World Wide Web, and numerous others.