Wednesday, March 8, 2017

Book Review: Gamescape

Title: Gamescape
Author: Emma Trevayne
Teen Reviewer: Se Choi
Rating: 4/5 Stars

Synopsis: Miguel Anderson lives in a technologically advanced world where everyone plays a virtual reality game called Chimera. Miguel and his friends play it day and night to level up and gain rewards. His obsession over the game weakens his heart and a doctor tells him that he will die soon. Shortly after he hears this he is invited a compete in a competition. He joins and plays all sorts of levels with a team of players. After an accident he gets a biomech heart implant. Then one of the gamemakers talks to him that he controls his life because he can stop his biomech heart from working any time he wants. Miguel continues to play the game and he and his teammates learn that the gamemakers are toying with them. The bosses of the gamemakers cause wars to break out across the globe and turn against the gamemakers with the weapons they made. 
Review: The author wrote the character's thoughts and actions very well. The book makes you think "What would I do in a situation like this."

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