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National Video Game Day
July 8 @ 10:00 AM
National Video Game Day happens on July 8! Why does a bookstore care about video games, you ask? Well, there’s a lot of crossover between these two art forms. There are obvious relevancies, such as the wildly popular Witcher games (based on Andrzej Sapkowski’s epic book series); and the less obvious ones, like spinoff novels and art books. And (by this time you probably know) we really love sci-fi books, many of which deal with speculative stories about how video games can interact with our lives now and in the possible future. From classics like Ender’s Game to more recent hits like Ready Player One, video games have been fascinating writers ever since they were first a thing.
For more on books and video games (including the history of the industry), check out this article: https://www.sandmanbooks.com/node/2626