Ernest Cline, author of the best-selling novel 'Ready Player One,' and one of the screenwriters behind the upcoming film, deep dives into his book and explains the stories behind every video game referenced in 'Ready Player One.' From Yars' Revenge to Asteroids to Quake, Ernest goes into the history of each game and reveals why he included it in the book.
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Video games featured:
Dungeons of Daggorath Zork Pac-Man Ms. Pac-Man Black Tiger Tempest Adventure Swordquest series Joust Akalabeth: World of Doom Ultima series Dig Dug Galaga EverQuest Tennis For Two Spacewar! The Colossal Cave Combat Space Invaders Star Raiders Asteroids Centipede Battlezone Astrosmash Defender Madness and the Minotaur Raaka-tu Bedlam Pyramid Gorf Donkey Kong Burger Time The Empire Strikes Back Pitfall Starmaster Q*bert Robotron: 2084 Yars’ Revenge Zaxxon Time Pilot E.T. Contra Heavy Barrel Kaboom! Vigilante Crime Fighters Golden Axe Smash TV Street Fighter II Quake
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Every Video Game in 'Ready Player One' Explained By Author Ernest Cline | WIRED