i09.com’s 10 Recent Novels About the Future of Video Games

Popular nerdblog i09 Daily 10 from the other day lists 10 Recent Novels About the Future of Video Games (sorry, I can’t stomach spelling those last two words as one). The list includes two of my favorite cyberpunk writers, Cory Doctorow and Neal Stephenson, and also has one of my favorite books from this year, Ernie Cline’s Ready Player One (no, I really liked it, and Cline as well!). See the full list of books below and check out the full article at i09 for their hearty descriptions.

1. Player of Games, by Iain M. Banks (1988)
2. The Restoration Game, by Ken MacLeod (2010)
3. Halting State, by Charles Stross (2008)
4. For The Win, by Cory Doctorow (2010)
5. Reamde, by Neal Stephenson (2011)
6. Ready Player One, by Ernest Cline (2011)
7. Omnitopia Dawn, by Diane Duane (2010)
8. The Gravity Pilot, by M. M. Buckner (2011)
9. “Ghost in the Machine,” by Mercedes Lackey (2010)
10. Extras, by Scott Westerfeld (2007)

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