Bonus Images for Vintage Games Book: Chapter 14 - Pole Position (1982)

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Vintage Games: An Insider Look at the History of Grand Theft Auto, Super Mario, and the Most Influential Games of All Time (2009), by Bill Loguidice and Matt Barton, through Focal Press. Vintage Games, available from retailers worldwide, is a full color, illustrated book, that explores the most influential videogames of all time, including Super Mario Bros., Grand Theft Auto III, Doom, The Sims, and many more.

Bonus images not found in Vintage Games for Chapter 14 – Pole Position (1982): Where the Raster Meets the Road:

Crashing in Pole Position was always dramatic.

Nintendo’s Excitebike, Nintendo Entertainment System version shown, was a popular dirtbike racing game that allowed for lots of fun jumps and players to customize their own tracks.

Screenshot from Sega’s Out Run.

"Game Over" screens from Pole Position, a regular occurrence in this fairly difficult game.


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