Stephan Guenzel is Professor of media theory at the Berlin Technical Art School. He previously taught at the Humboldt University of Berlin and at the universities of Jena, Klagenfurt and Trier. From 2008 to 2010 he was coordinator of the Center for Computer Game Research (DIGAREC) and researcher at the institute for arts and media at the University of Potsdam.
"Push Start is a high production look back at the art of gaming.
This is a gift of awe or a way to make visitors shush with
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"As innovative ways to display 60 years of gaming history go, this book is one of the best we've ever seen and we highly recommend it."
gamesTM , December 2014
"Push Start immediately screams quality. From its embossed pixellated front cover to its vinyl record-concealing back, each vividly colourful page recounts a classic title from days gone by. The back cover hides an amazing bonus, too - a 12 inch vinyl record filled with remixes of iconic themes and tunes from some of gaming history's most important and influential titles." www.retrocollect.com, December 15 2014
"Push Start is a book that all gamers should own [...] and a piece of art in its own right. This book is a monolith in both size and weight and it is something to be worshipped if you love video games from all generations."
www.retrovideogamer.co.uk, December 2014
"Push Start is a visual feast with a great dollop of nostalgia sauce on top. If you are into video games, you should buy this book. If you know someone who is--or was--into video games, it is the perfect Christmas gift." www.designersreviewofbooks.com, December 3, 2014
"The book takes us on a pixelated journey and reminding us of an exciting time in pop culture as the computer age began to give us fun and life long memories [...] a must have book for gamers of any age."
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