5 Books About Video Games

If you’re lover of both video games and books, get the best of both world by jumping into the ever growing genre of video game-themed books. Here are five to get you started. Get a copy.

Ender’s Game by Orson Scott Card


This popular science fiction book tells the story of young Ender as he heads off to battle school to train for a war against an threatening alien race. His training heavily uses simulators and video games to prepare him for the battles to come. Get a copy.

Ready Player One by Ernest Cline


Coming to theaters in 2018, this popular novel takes place in a dystopian culture where most people escape their harsh reality by entering the virtual OASIS. The story follows Wade Watts as he uncovers clues within the game that could lead him to power and fortune. Get a copy.

Sword Art Online by Reki Kawahara, Tamako Nakamura


This manga adaptation of the Japanese light novels tells the story of players who’ve logged into an immersive video game only to find out there is no “log out” button. Get a copy.

Rush by Eve Silver


After being run down and left bloody in the street, Miki Jones wakes up healed but in an intense video game where her choices seem to be kill or be killed. Get a copy.

Guy in Real Life by Steve Brezenoff


This quirky romance follows two teens who meet by a chance encounter and bond over RPGs and MMOs. Get a copy.

What are your favorite books about video games?

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