3 Books You Should Read if You Love Video Games

If you love reading and gaming in equal measure and want to mix these two hobbies into one, we’re here to help you out. Video games served as inspiration for many amazing books over the years, and these three will help you unplug while still staying immersed in the world of gaming.

Tomorrow, and Tomorrow, and Tomorrow

Gabrielle Zevin’s Tomorrow, and Tomorrow, and Tomorrow is a true page-turner, in addition to being one of the best fiction books set in the world of gaming. It centers on two friends who bond over their love for video games and get to experience joy, tragedy, and ultimately, immortality in the world of gaming by each other’s side.

Ready Player One

Ernest Cline’s seminal sci-fi novel is set in the not-so-distant future, where people rely on the VR simulation OASIS to escape reality. It centers on a teenage orphan Wade Watts, who joins forces with a group of misfit gamers in an attempt to find an Easter egg that promises ownership of the OASIS after its founder dies.

Blood, Sweat, and Pixels

There are many non-fiction books about gaming out there, but if you’re looking for one that will give you a fascinating look into how video games are made, Blood, Sweat, and Pixels will take you into the hellfire of the development process behind some of the biggest hits.

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