This series reveals the inner workings and impact of today's most popular video games! Each title explores the inception and evolution of a particular game, highlighting key creators, super players, and cultural crazes inspired by the game. Special features include side-by-side comparisons of the game over time and a behind-the-screen look into the franchise. Other features include a table of contents, fun facts, a timeline and an index.Full-color photos and action-packed screenshots will transport readers to the heart of each video game empire! Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Checkerboard Library is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.