Best Computer & Internet Game Strategy Guides Books

Gaming how-to guides walk you through the basic storyline and levels of a game on your favorite gaming console or PC.

1. The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild The Complete Official Guide: -Expanded Edition

Author: by Piggyback
Piggyback
English
512 pages

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The Expanded Edition Guide to The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild is a 512-page hardcover guidebook covering everything in the main game as well as the two Expansion Pass DLC packs The Master Trials and The Champions’ Ballad.

INCLUDES: Expansion Pass concept art gallery; dedicated chapters covering both Expansion Passes; Reference and Analysis chapter; Maps chapter; all-new hardcover and an extensive 4-page Index. GUIDE DETAILS Maps Chapter: a dedicated 36-page atlas of Hyrule showing the exact location of all Korok seeds and treasure chests.

Reference & Analysis Chapter: contains a farming manual showing how to acquire all items of prime interest efficiently; the best weapons and armor upgrades; the most effective recipes; the most lucrative gemstone mining spots; amiibo; merchants and much more. Expansion Pass Chapters: 34 pages dedicated to The Master Trials and The Champions’ Ballad.

100% AUTHORITATIVE: all side quests, all shrines of Trials and all information about collectible items fully mapped out; also includes optional challenges, mini-games, unlockables, Easter eggs, and more. At-a-glance Walkthroughs: annotated maps and screenshots show the optimal way through every quest and dungeon.


2. Super Mario Encyclopedia: The Official Guide to the First 30 Years

Author: by Nintendo
English
256 pages
1506708978

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Power Up!Super Mario Bros. Encyclopedia: The Official Guide to the First 30 Years is jam-packed with content from all seventeen Super Mario games-from the original Super Mario Bros. To Super Mario 3D World. Track the evolution of the Goomba, witness the introduction of Yoshi, and relive your favorite levels.

This tome also contains an interview with producer Takashi Tezuka, tips to help you find every coin, star, sun, and mushroom-even explanations of glitches! With information on enemies, items, obstacles, and worlds from over thirty years of Mario, Super Mario Bros.

Encyclopedia is the definitive resource for everything Super Mario!


3. Minecraft: Guide to Survival

Author: by Mojang Ab
Del Rey (April 7, 2020)
English
96 pages

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Learn how to survive and thrive. Previously published as Guide to Exploration, the revised and updated Guide to Survival has even more insider info and tips from the experts at game-creator Mojang, making this is the definitive, fully illustrated guide to survival in Minecraft.

The mysterious world of Minecraft is just waiting to be explored. But danger lurks around every corner and survival can prove difficult for even the bravest adventurer. Learn how to find resources, craft equipment, and protect yourself. Discover which biomes to avoid when starting out, how to build a mob-proof shelter, where to look for naturally-generated structures laden with loot, and so much more.

Collect all of the official Minecraft books:Minecraft: The IslandMinecraft: The CrashMinecraft: The Lost JournalsMinecraft: The Survivors’ Book of SecretsMinecraft: Exploded Builds: Medieval FortressMinecraft: Guide to ExplorationMinecraft: Guide to CreativeMinecraft: Guide to the Nether & the EndMinecraft: Guide to RedstoneMinecraft: MobestiaryMinecraft: Guide to Enchantments & PotionsMinecraft: Guide to PVP MinigamesMinecraft: Guide to FarmingMinecraft: Let’s Build!


4. Minecraft: Guide to Enchantments & Potions

Author: by Mojang Ab
Del Rey
English
80 pages

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The official Minecraft: Guide to Enchantments & Potions will teach you how to enchant your equipment with useful effects and brew all manner of potions to protect yourself from harm. The world of Minecraft is perilous: Danger lurks around every corner, and you’ll need powerful tools and equipment if you want to survive.

With insider info and tips from the experts at Mojang, this is the definitive guide to Minecraft sorcery. Collect all of the official Minecraft books:Minecraft: The IslandMinecraft: The CrashMinecraft: The Lost JournalsMinecraft: The Survivors’ Book of SecretsMinecraft: Exploded Builds: Medieval FortressMinecraft: Guide to ExplorationMinecraft: Guide to CreativeMinecraft: Guide to the Nether & the EndMinecraft: Guide to RedstoneMinecraft: MobestiaryMinecraft: Guide to Enchantments & PotionsMinecraft: Guide to PVP MinigamesMinecraft: Guide to FarmingMinecraft: Let’s Build!

Theme Park AdventureMinecraft for Beginners


5. Pokémon Sword & Pokémon Shield: The Official Galar Region Strategy Guide: Collector's Edition

Author: by The Pokémon Company International
English
400 pages
1604382066

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You’ll find these BONUS features unique to the Collector’s Edition: Premium hard cover, exclusive concept artwork, AND Pokmon Sword and Pokmon Shield Joy-Con controller skin and tech decal pack! The Galar region is ready for youare you ready for it?

With the official collector’s edition of the strategy guide to Pokmon Sword and Pokmon Shield, prepare yourself to take on the region’s Gym Leaders and battle your way to the top for your chance to become the next Champion! Along the path, you’ll encounter different Gym Leaders to defeat, a vast Wild Area full of a variety of Pokmon, and mysteries of legendary proportions.

But you’ll be ready for it all with this guide! Here’s what you’ll find inside: Complete walkthrough of the new Pokmon adventure! Lists of moves, items, and moreincluding how to get them! Info on all of the new features, including Dynamaxing and Max Raid Battles!

Guides to the Wild Area and all you can do there! Pullout map of the region!


6. Minecraft: Guide to Farming

Author: by Mojang Ab
Del Rey
English

80 pages

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The official Minecraft: Guide to Farming will teach you about everything from basic crop farming and animal breeding to hostile mob and block farming. In Survival mode you’re constantly in need of food and other useful items, and true survivors know the importance of setting up their own farming systems.

With insider info and tips from the experts at Mojang, this is the definitive guide to becoming self-sufficient in Minecraft. Collect all of the official Minecraft books:Minecraft: The IslandMinecraft: The CrashMinecraft: The Lost JournalsMinecraft: The Survivors’ Book of SecretsMinecraft: Exploded Builds: Medieval FortressMinecraft: Guide to ExplorationMinecraft: Guide to CreativeMinecraft: Guide to the Nether & the EndMinecraft: Guide to RedstoneMinecraft: MobestiaryMinecraft: Guide to Enchantments & PotionsMinecraft: Guide to PVP MinigamesMinecraft: Guide to FarmingMinecraft: Let’s Build!

Theme Park AdventureMinecraft for Beginners


7. Coding Roblox Games Made Easy: The ultimate guide to creating games with Roblox Studio and Lua programming

Author: by Zander Brumbaugh
English
238 pages
1800561997

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Get up and running with Roblox development with the help of expert guidance for working with Roblox components and Lua programmingKey FeaturesDiscover solutions to common problems faced while creating games on RobloxExplore tips, tricks, and best practices and learn advanced Roblox coding techniques to create gamesUnderstand how to program in the Roblox Lua language, add engaging effects, add a variety of functionalities, and much moreBook DescriptionRoblox is a global virtual platform like no other for both playing and creating games.

With well over 150 million monthly active users, Roblox hosts all genres of games that can be played by other members of the community using the Lua programming language. Not only can you create games for free, but you can also earn considerable sums of money if from the success of your games, and become part of the vast and supportive developer circle that provides excellent opportunities for networking in a tight-knit community.

With this practical book, you’ll get hands-on experience working on the Roblox platform. You’ll start with an overview of Roblox development and then understand how to use Roblox Studio. As you progress, you’ll gradually learn everything you need from how to program in Roblox Lua to creating Obby and Battle Royale games.


8. Octopath Traveler: The Complete Guide

Author: by Square Enix
Dark Horse Books
English
224 pages

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Master Square Enix’s critically acclaimed RPG Octopath Traveler with this comprehensive guide! Explore every corner of Orsterra with the help of this complete guide which includes insight and explanation of the main narrative as well as boss strategies for each of the games’ eight protagonists!

Dive deeper with detailed environment maps, subquest information, and beautiful illustrations that fully realize Octopath Traveler’s HD-2D graphics with exclusive explanations and commentary from the development team. Dark Horse Books and Square Enix present a faithful localization of the original Japanese volume, offered in English for the first time!

Whether you’re a first-time player or looking to take your game to one hundred percent completion, this guide book is not to be missed!


9. Minecraft: Guide to the Nether & the End

Author: by Mojang Ab
Del Rey
English
80 pages

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The official Minecraft: Guide to the Nether & the End will teach you how to navigate the alien terrain, battle the native mobs and find rare blocks and items. Survival is difficult in the perilous Nether and End dimensions, and you’ll need to up your game if you want to make it back to the Overworld.

With insider info and tips from the experts at Mojang, this is the definitive guide to the Nether and the End in Minecraft. Collect all of the official Minecraft books:Minecraft: The IslandMinecraft: The CrashMinecraft: The Lost JournalsMinecraft: The Survivors’ Book of SecretsMinecraft: Exploded Builds: Medieval FortressMinecraft: Guide to ExplorationMinecraft: Guide to CreativeMinecraft: Guide to the Nether & the EndMinecraft: Guide to RedstoneMinecraft: MobestiaryMinecraft: Guide to Enchantments & PotionsMinecraft: Guide to PVP MinigamesMinecraft: Guide to FarmingMinecraft: Let’s Build!

Theme Park AdventureMinecraft for Beginners

10. NieR: Automata World Guide Volume 2

Author: by Square Enix
English
304 pages
1506715753

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Over 300 full-color pages collected into a hardcover volume that explores the secrets and strategies of Square Enix’s NieR:Automata! Revisit the characters, combat, and environment that enchanted players with stunning action and profound adventure from video game director Yoko Taro.

Discover the intricacies of Submergence City, learn more about the characters and enemies with the Data Library, and master the Androids’ arsenal! Also featuring concept art and commentary, this second volume of the NieR:Automata World Guide is a must have item for fans of the game!

Dark Horse Books and Square Enix come together again to present this adaptation of the original Japanese volume, officially offered in English for the first time!

11. HELLO NEIGHBOR Complete Tips and Tricks – Guide – Strategy – Cheats

Author: by Carlos R.
B07L3DJD6Z

December 3, 2018
English

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We will guide the game, provide professional strategies and tips, as well as all the secrets in the game. How to win Hello Neighbor. With the success of my hundreds of other written guides and strategies I have written another advanced professional guide for new and veteran players.

This gives specific strategies and tips on how to progress in the game, beat your opponents, acquire more coins and currency, plus much more! Hello Neighbor for is a stealth action game. Its primary mechanic is the advanced artificial intelligence that lets the neighbor remember the players actions to foresee his future moves.

Avoiding detection essential to complete the game thus becomes more complicated the more the player takes a similar path while trying to sneak past the neighbor. Frequently taken routs are quickly armed with traps (that prevent escape), obstacles (such as boards in windows), and alarms (like cameras placed here and there)This e-book includes: – Professional Tips and Strategies.

12. NieR: Automata World Guide Volume 1

Author: by Square Enix
English
192 pages
150671031X

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Step into the boots of a YoRHa combat android and discover the world of NieR: Automata from a firsthand perspective! 192 pages of art, lore, and exploration collected into a fantastic full-color hardcover volume in English for the very first time!

Whether locked in open combat, zipping through the air on a flying mech, or bonding with nature through the indigenous fauna, NeiR: Automata captivated players through a genre-bending blend of action and adventure. Now, journey through this unique and ruined world, discovering its each and every intricacy with the NieR: Automata World Guide!

Dark Horse Books and Square Enix present a faithful localization of the original Japanese volume of the same name, offered in English for the first time! Explore the world of NieR: Automata through maps, character biographies, short stories, concept art, commentary, and more!Age Range:16 YEARS

13. The Advanced Roblox Coding Book: An Unofficial Guide: Learn How to Script Games, Code Objects and Settings, and Create Your Own World! (Unofficial Roblox)

Author: by Heath Haskins
Adams Media
English
256 pages

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Clear and easy-to follow instructions for using coding and scripting tools to create new, more advanced Roblox games. Take your game design to the next level, with this complete guide to Roblox coding and scripting! Learn how to code using the programing language Lua to create new objects and games in the Roblox world: from teleporting objects (or PCs/NPCs!, to adding and applying power ups, to creating a leaderboard, and allowing players to save their games.

This book walks you through the basics of the studio tool, provides tutorials for specific actions and creations, then explains how to use all of that knowledge to create your own unique game world! With detailed instructions, example screenshots, and simple explanations of what code to use and how to use it, this book is a must-have guide for any Roblox game designerfrom beginners to expert coders!

14. Roblox Game Development in 24 Hours: The Official Roblox Guide (Sams Teach Yourself)

Author: by Roblox Corporation
Sams Publishing
English
472 pages

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Every month, hundreds of millions of people around the world are spending billions of hours on Roblox-and Roblox’s fast-growing community of developers has already earned hundreds of millions of dollars from their creations. For every burgeoning game developer who is looking to take their Roblox skills to the next level fast, look no further than Roblox Game Development in 24 Hours: The Official Roblox Guide.

In just 24 lessons of one hour or less, you will deepen your understanding of virtually every facet of Roblox game development. Each short and easy lesson builds upon everything that has come before, helping you take full advantage of this remarkable platform.

Step-by-step instructions walk you through common questions, issues, and tasks; Q&As, Quizzes, and Exercises build and test your knowledge; “Try It Yourself” exercises encourage independent practice. By the time you’re finished, you’ll be a true Roblox game development expert.

Learn how to * Build immersive natural environments using built-in terrain and lighting tools * Model and import assets, models, weapons, and textures * Code game mechanics, animations, and camera movement * Design GUIs for store fronts, player HUDs, and interactive elements * Teleport players between multiple game places * Publish your game to multiple platforms with cross-platform play * Attract players, monetize your game, and earn real cash

15. Halo Mythos: A Guide to the Story of Halo

Author: by 343 Industries
Bloomsbury USA
English
208 pages

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A must-have for any Halo fan, this official guide is the most comprehensive book ever written about the video game franchise, created by the game’s developers. This official, comprehensive, authoritative guide to the Halo universe, written in collaboration with 343 Industries, the developers of the “Halo” franchise, marks the first time that a book incorporates the entirety of the “Halo” canon, including the games, books, comics, live-action and animated entertainment, and more.

The book also includes over 50 specially commissioned full-color paintings showcasing vehicles, artificial intelligence, weapons, ships, and never-before-seen aspects of Halo environments. The amazing illustrations come from a variety of renowned illustrators, including Jean-Sbastien Rossbach, Leonid Kozienko, Benjamin Carr, Isaac Hannaford, and 343’s internal art team, too.

For the first time ever, the timeline of the Halo universe is available in one place, charting humanity’s battles against alien forces of the Covenant, Forerunners, and the Flood-making this book an absolute must-have for Halo fans.

16. Fallout 4: Game of the Year Edition: Prima Official Guide

Author: by David Hodgson
Prima Games
English
544 pages

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ORIGINAL FALLOUT 4 PRINT GUIDE + EXPANDED G.O.T.Y.EGUIDE! Print Guide: Full coverage of the original Fallout 4 content.G.O.T.Y. DLC Expansions: The free eGuide provides interactive maps plus coverage of each of the DLC expansionsAutomatron, Wasteland Workshop, Far Harbor, Contraptions Workshop, Vault-Tec Workshop, and Nuka-World!

NAVIGATING THE WASTELAND: If you do choose to go aboveground, we have provided an atlas of the surrounding area, with as much detail and information as possible, to satisfy your curiosity and dissuade you from ever venturing outside. EQUIPMENT AND SURVIVAL GEAR: In the unfortunate event that you actually decide to leave the Vault, this manual provides schematics and data for the types of weaponry you may be inclined to use while fighting for your life.

Again, we urge you to reconsider going outside. CRAFTING AND RESOURCES: Making good use of your surroundings is essential for survival, should you make the poor decision to venture outside Vault 111. But, just in case, this guide contains schematics and data vital for creating and repairing useful weapons and essential technology.