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The NES Omnibus: The Nintendo Entertainment System and Its Games, Volume 1 (A–L)

The NES Omnibus: The Nintendo Entertainment System and Its Games, Volume 1 (A–L)

Brett Weiss

Available November 2020

$49.99

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The NES Omnibus: The Nintendo Entertainment System and Its Games, Vol. 1 (A-L), covers the first half of the NES library in exhaustive and engaging detail. More than 350 games are featured, including such iconic titles as Castlevania, Donkey Kong, Double Dragon, Duck Hunt, Final Fantasy, and The Legend of Zelda. Each game, whether obscure or mainstream, is given the spotlight. In addition to thorough gameplay descriptions, the book includes reviews, memories, historical data, quotes from vintage magazines, and, best of all, nostalgic stories about many of the games from programmers, authors, YouTube celebs, and other industry insiders. The book also features more than 1,500 full-color images, including box art, screenshots, and vintage ads.

Size: 9″ x 12″ x 1″ | 1,508 color images | 400 pp
ISBN13: 9780764360688 | Binding: hard cover

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A gamer since 1975 and a professional writer since 1997, Brett Weiss is the author of 10 other books, including Encyclopedia of KISS; The 100 Greatest Console Video Games: 1977-1987; Retro Pop Culture A to Z; The Arcade and Other Strange Tales; the Classic Home Video Games series; The SNES Omnibus: The Super Nintendo and Its Games, Vol. 1 (A-M), and The SNES Omnibus: The Super Nintendo and Its Games, Vol. 2 (N-Z). Weiss has written more than 1600 articles for such publications as the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, The Writer, AntiqueWeek, Fangoria, Filmfax, Game Informer, and the Comics Buyer’s Guide, among many others. He is a national columnist for AntiqueWeek and Old School Gamer Magazine, and is the host of the “Tales from a Retro Gamer” YouTube show.