The Art of Video Games: From Pac-Man to Mass Effect by Chris Melissinos and Patrick O’Rourke ABOUT THE BOOK Encompassing over 40 years and 80 games, the Smithsonian American Art Museum–with guest curator Chris Melissinos–conceived The Art of Video Games exhbition, currently touring select U.S. museums through January 2016. Welcome Books released the companion book of the same name.
The Art of Video Games: From Pac-Man to Mass Effect by Chris Melissinos and Patrick O’Rourke Foreword by Elizabeth Broun, director of the Smithsonian American Art Museum Introduction by Mike Mika 216 pages, 10 x 10 Hardcover, $40.00 More than 100 illustrations ISBN 978-1-59962-110-4
PUBLICITY Publicity for the book included media outreach to all top gaming magazines and websites, fan blogs, top national media as well as the coordination of book events, press and sales at all exhibition tour museums. Press secured included a half-page in TIME, Forbes. com, Edge (#1 gamer mag), Walmart Game Center Magazine, Huffington Post, X-Play TV (G4TV/NBC Universal), Classic Game Room (YouTube, 201,874 subscribers), TheVerge.com, CNN.com, Salon.com, and atyourlibray.org (American Library Association). Melissinos also did a book signing at The NYU Game Center Lecture Series. “From arranging press opportunities, to speaking engagements and on camera interviews, Andy and Welcome Books have been fantastic collaborators and partners!” – Chris Melissinos, co-author, The Art of Video Games
Book spreads from The Art of Video Games by Chris Melissinos & Patrick O’Rourke Welcome Books
View press clips at: www.welcomebooks.com/artofvideogames