Take A First Look At Ernest Cline's Armada... And Win A Signed Copy!

Ernie Cline took the world by storm with his video game epic Ready Player One. Now he’s back with a brand new novel Armada — with a premise that will sound very familiar to fans of The Last Starfighter. Read the first chapter, right here — and we just gave away 40 signed copies! » 6/01/15 4:57pm 6/01/15 4:57pm

The Dreamcast Was A New Console For A New Console Generation

When a new generation of gaming hardware looms, it can be instructive to look to the past. At the end of July, we published a review of a new book by Zoya Street titled Dreamcast Worlds. Mr. Street has allowed us to publish an excerpt from the book, in which he details Sega's approach to the new console generation… » 9/18/13 7:16pm 9/18/13 7:16pm

Return to the world of gamer nerd rage with book two of "King of RPGs"

We loved the first book of io9 columnist Jason Thompson's graphic novel series King of RPGs, and now book two is finally out! Return to the crazed world of Theo, the greatest DM in the world, and the game-addicted Shesh, as they rampage through World of Warfare. We've got the first few pages of the book to get you… » 5/26/11 5:30pm 5/26/11 5:30pm