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These Retro Gaming Books Will Have You Turning Pages

Undisputed Street fighter

Playing games is fun and all, but sometimes it’s nice to just kick back with a book.

If you’re wondering what you should read, however, why not check out the new range over at Funstock Retro? No less than five new books are available, each one catering to gamers’ tastes.

Undisputed Street Fighter takes you though the game series’ storied history, featuring concept art, graphics, and more, right up until the present day. It’s perfect for any Street Fighter fan.

Alternatively, Art of Atari collects the work of artists who were officially commissioned to create art for the company’s games. If you like to browse beautiful works of art while sipping on a brew, this one is for you.

Next up is The PlayStation Anthology. Chronicling the history of the original Sony PlayStation console, it features many interviews and developer insights that will have your eyes glued to its pages.

If you’re old enough to remember the Commodore 64, The Story of the Commodore 64 in Pixels may be more up your tree. With each game covered with a generous two-page spread, true retro gamers will be in their element.

And finally, for those of us who hold the original Nintendo Entertainment System close to our hearts, the NES/Famicom: A Visual Compendium will provide a wonderful trip down memory lane. Unless you’ve still got your old console and games, of course.

These are only the latest books to be added to Funstock’s catalogue; there are plenty more available. So why not take a browse and see if any more catch your eye?

Editor in Chief // An avid gamer since discovering the wonders of the Acorn Electron in the '80s, Rich has nearly played more games than he's had hot dinners. Not one to put all his eggs in one basket, Rich is happy to play games of all genres, but he particularly enjoys racing games and anything that's full of non-stop action, especially if it includes a good dose of humour, horror or crudeness!