New book covers (almost) the entire history of the SNES

A look inside of 'The SNES Omnibus: The Super Nintendo and Its Games, Vol. 1 (A–M).' A look inside of 'The SNES Omnibus: The Super Nintendo and Its Games, Vol. 1 (A–M).' SCHIFFER PUBLISHING

There's a new book out that retro gamers just might want on their bookshelves.  Published by Schiffer Publishing that book is volume one of The SNES Omnibus and it covers more than 350 Super Nintendo games in full detail.  A hardcover, it includes more than 2,000 color photos.

Says the book's publisher:

Volume 1 of The SNES Omnibus is a fun and informative look at all the original Super Nintendo games released in the U.S. starting with the letters A–M. More than 350 games are featured, including such iconic titles as Chrono TriggerContra III: The Alien WarsDonkey Kong CountryEarthBoundF-ZeroFinal Fantasy II and IIIGradius III, and The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past. Each game, whether obscure or mainstream, is covered in exhaustive detail. In addition to thorough gameplay descriptions, the book includes reviews, fun facts, historical data, quotes from vintage magazines, and, best of all, nostalgic stories about many of the games from programmers, authors, convention exhibitors, video game store owners, YouTube celebs, and other industry insiders. The book also features more than 2,000 full-color images, including box art, cartridges, screenshots, and vintage ads.

The book is written by Brett Weiss, who has more than 1,500 published articles under his belt.  His work has appeared in numerous magazines and newspapers, including Game Informer, Old School Gamer Magazine, The Miami Herald, The Sacramento Bee, and many others.  Weiss currently writes a monthly national column for AntiqueWeek called “The Pop Culture Collective."  The SNES Omnibus is his tenth book.

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