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Game Over (Daniel X #4)

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When Daniel X discovers that a duo of evil extraterrestrials is plotting to control kids around the world through videogames, he's determined to take them both out of commission. This pair of wicked game masters wants to destroy the human race by turning brainwashed videogamers into an unstoppable army of doom! They're also running an endangered species hunting club on the ...more
Hardcover, 229 pages
Published September 2011 by Young Arrow
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Michael F
Jan 08, 2012 Michael F rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Daniel X, Game Over is the fourth book in the Daniel X series. It is about an alien boy named Daniel X who has the power to create things with his mind. When the number 1 alien on ‘The List’- a super high tech list of the most dangerous aliens on Earth- murders Daniel’s parents when he is only 3 he becomes an alien hunter. With the help of his friends and family that he creates with his mind he takes on Number 7 and 8 the tag team. Soon he finds Number 1 his parent’s murder may be involved in t ...more
Julia
Jan 09, 2013 Julia rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
Okay, I love James Patterson, and his writing style is awesome and refreshing. But at this point the series is just driving me insane! First of all, I find Daniel, like, the most annoying character ever. He's cocky and smarmy and superior just way to powerful. It's like, here I am this hero protagonist Alien guy. Going up against thousands of all-powerful aliens! Oh horror! Except wait, I can manipulate matter into ANYTHING I want. Like, period. And I can transform myself. Oh, and I can read min ...more
Colin Mccreary
Dec 13, 2012 Colin Mccreary rated it it was amazing
The author of this amazing book is James Patterson. The books name is Daniel X game over. This is one of the Daniel X books in the series. There are 5 books in the series. All these books are about a boy named Daniel who chases bad aliens for a living. I would say this is an action and adventure book. It was published in September 2011 by Young Arrow. This book will cost you $12-$15.
Daniel is from another planet and he was sent here to fight horrific aliens that usually want to take over the w
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Morgan
“‘Their virtual hunting games have become real hunting games?’”

I don’t really know what to say. I read the first three a few years ago, and maybe that’s just the reason this was not one of my favorite books. It was enjoyable, but I guess I just wasn’t as into it. I really can’t blame the book, because Daniel x is probably one of the first series I have read, but… well I really don’t know what to say. Fortunately I picked this book up at the library so I didn’t waste my money. I also picked the 4
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Charlie
Aug 06, 2016 Charlie rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: syfy
4th book in the Daniel X series… This is a very quick and entertaining read. J.P. books are fun to read and I’ll continue pick them up as they come out. I'm not sure of the 4 star rating, but I don't think it was deserving of 3 either...didn't see a way to give half stars. I do like the stories though...what's not to like about an alien hunter?
Valerie
Nov 19, 2011 Valerie rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
This book was... okay. As usual with James Patterson's novels it was fast-paced and contained tons of humor. However, I just felt like I couldn't get into this book. I'm greatful it was a very quick read. It only took a couple hours to get from cover to cover.
Tim
Dec 02, 2014 Tim rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
I thought it was an ok book but it was too confusing... One second they are walking down the street and the next second they are being chased by a alien named Fred. It was a book that was different than what i would usually read.
Julia
Jan 10, 2012 Julia rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Great book! There's probably another book after this because it was written so recently (2011.) Besides, the series hasn't reached the most anticipated point yet. :)
Cecilia
Nov 26, 2011 Cecilia rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: favorite-books
It was really good! not my favorite daniel X book but it was good.
Brady Conklin
Jan 23, 2012 Brady Conklin rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
it was an awesome book i loved it.
TheTinFoilHatter
Jan 13, 2017 TheTinFoilHatter rated it did not like it
Why do I do this to myself? That's a good question. This is undoubtedly the worst book series I have ever read, and I came back for more of this shit. Well, my intention is to finish every series I stopped reading out of sheer distaste, and I decided to start with the nastiest one.
Instead of recapping what a poorly written pile this series is, I'm going to take this one on a little differently. See, the original Daniel X comic was one of the better standalone graphic novels I've read, and it set
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The Brothers
Asher (10yo) read. "Really cool. Some of the aliens that were being hunted by #7 and #8 were really cool. (view spoiler) I would really like to have the powers of a Plenoid. Some of the video game would really cool if they didn't control people's minds."
Joshuadaniel
Nov 10, 2016 Joshuadaniel rated it it was ok
this book is about Daniel trying to find the Prayer but ends up teaming up with two aliens #7 and #8 two find the prayer. Will they betray him or will they stay loyal?
James Wilson
Dec 21, 2016 James Wilson rated it really liked it
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Dixonnoa000
May 19, 2014 Dixonnoa000 rated it it was amazing
In the fourth installment in the Daniel X series, Daniel is faced with an unbelievable task. Both Number 7 and Number 8 on the List of Alien Outlaws on Terra Firma, which is Earth, are running a video game empire in Tokyo. They are using the video games to brainwash kids and adults into killing machines. If Daniel is going to defeat them this time, he's going to need some help from some unlikely new friends.
At the beginning of the book, Daniel is waiting in line at the Game Consortium, the vid
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Seth owens
May 11, 2013 Seth owens rated it it was amazing
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Izzy Lightfleur ~ ON HIATUS
You think your jobs stinks? Try doing what Daniel X does. Without being paid.

Daniel X the Alien Hunter returns in the fourth book of the Daniel X book series. Being a teenager Alien Hunter isn't easy. Especially when you're hunting down aliens Number 8 and Number 7 on the The List of Outlaws on Terra Firma. What's Terra Firma? Earth. Daniel's adventure takes place in Tokyo, Japan in Game Over by James Patterson.

This book is action packed, full of thrills, and awesome/funny comments. Want to read
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Yusuf Isaacs
Sep 12, 2016 Yusuf Isaacs rated it it was amazing
Daniel X: Game Over
By Yusuf Isaacs

James Patterson. A very nice writer in my opinion. In his series Daniel X, or at least in my book, Daniel X: Game Over, he has a good writing style. He has this creativity in the book that hooks you on. Whether it's with the characters, the events inside the book, or the story in general, it seems very unique. Obviously, some parts aren't too unique, just like all books, such as the ending where things end how you'd expect. I'm a reader who only likes certain bo
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Mohammed Shareef
Sep 14, 2014 Mohammed Shareef rated it really liked it
Date read: 26.8.14-10.9.14
Text type: Extended Written

Question 1: who is my favourite character and why?
My favourite character in this book is Kildare, who’s a son of two criminals who are on number 7 and number 8 on The List. Kildare is my favourite because unlike his parents, he is a good guy and he doesn’t want to be like his parents are, he wants to be a good alien and help people. Kildare is kind hearted and cares for people, he even became friends with a Plenoid who was a last of its kind.
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Amanda K.
Aug 17, 2011 Amanda K. rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: done-with
Patterson, James and Rust, Ned. Daniel X, Game Over. (September 2011) New York, NY .Little Brown and Company. 229 pgs.
Not every day you can travel all over the world, fighting aliens, and going back in time. That’s Daniels life every day. Daniel and his companions go around Tokyo, Japan to hunt down KIlldare’s parents, the evil aliens in the top ten most deadly list. On his journey he runs into aliens number 7 and 8’s minions. SO threw out the book he tries to hunt down Killdare’s mom and dad.
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Dawei Huang
Throughout the book "Game Over" by James Patterson, it is clear that Daniel would sometimes step up for justice and good-will for the universe even though he has no one to back him up and has a lack of resources to make it possible. "As Beta started approaching, I cannot help but look away from the blinding light and heat. Then I remembered the helix of the Clleorites, such complicated alien helix that puts the human double helix to shame would die. He would harvest not only their helix but the ...more
Mark
Aug 07, 2012 Mark rated it liked it
Shelves: james-patterson, 2012
This is the fourth book in the Daniel X series and probably the best one since the first, if not better. That said though this book took quite a while to get into and took me a while to read, which considering it is just over 200 pages long was quite surprising. But this book just did not get going until after about 100 pages or so, and up until that point it just dragged.
I'm not the biggest fan of James Patterson's childrens books and only read them, well, because they're James Patterson books
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Logan Schayes
Aug 18, 2016 Logan Schayes rated it it was amazing
Over the summer I have read a lot of books. Daniel X: Game Over by James Patterson and Ned Rust has to be my favorite. Throughout the plot we follow a teenager Daniel X. Daniel is not the normal teenager… he is an alien from another planet. He is on earth to complete a mission that his parents never finished, killing all the bad aliens on Terra Firma (Earth). In the fourth installment of the series, Daniel X is faced with a new problem that he is not prepared for, fighting Number 7 and Number 8 ...more
St Stephen's C C
This is the best video game you ever played...Daniel X is one of the greatest superheroes ever to walk planet Earth. He has defeated a host of evil-doers on "The List of Alien Outlaws", and now he's ready to raise the stakes on his next impossible mission - by eliminating two criminals at once...Is the worst thing that happened to planet Earth. Tokyo is the stomping ground of a pair of sadistic shape-shifters at the helm of a massive video-game enterprise. And their next addictive game release i ...more
Alex
Nov 13, 2014 Alex rated it it was amazing
Daniel X: Game Over is an amazing book. After taking down the third most dangerous alien in the universe, he goes to Japan to take on Number 7 and Number 8. They go by Mr. and Mrs. Gygax and they are multi-millionaire video game designers and dangerous aliens who kill and eat the last kind of exotic species. They plan to destroy the world by brainwashing teens to kill everything in sight when they play their new game, Crown of Thorns IV. To stop them, Daniel befriends their son, Kildare, to try ...more
Kurt
Oct 30, 2011 Kurt rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: favorite-series
Daniel X Game Over (Daniel X 4)
James Patterson
ISBN 978-0-316-10178-3
U.S.A. $16.99

In this installment of Daniel X, Daniel travels to Tokyo to take down Number 7 and Number 8. This means that these two are the 7th and 8th hardest villians on planet Earth. Number 7 and 8 (a married couple) are the owners of the most popular video game company and are planning to use that popularity to kill. They want to make a shooter game come to life and kill everyone. To get the information he wants, Daniel must
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Keith
Feb 23, 2012 Keith rated it liked it
Another entry into the Daniel X series. I wasn't sure if I was going to read this one, because I really lost interest in the series after the last two books, but I have a very hard time letting go of a series once I started it, so here we go. This one was definitely better than Demons and Druids, but I still had to fight to keep interested. I think there is a major flaw in the series and that is the fact that there is really only one character. All of the other characters who transfer from one b ...more
Kaiyuli
Oct 16, 2012 Kaiyuli rated it really liked it
Overall, I feel that James Patterson has an amazing writing style. His ability to make the characters seem like they are talking to you is almost surreal. This experience is exemplified in this book, the fourth book in the Daniel X series. However, there are also many flaws that I feel ruin the experience of reading this book. The main problem is that I feel that the characters are all the same. Although Patterson tries to distinguish the characters by giving them unique characteristics, they al ...more
Melissa
Nov 12, 2011 Melissa rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Another good installment in the Daniel X series, even though I didn't like it as much as the first books. My favorite was the first one and for me, the quality has been slowly decreasing. Not to say I didn't like it, because I did. Daniel was still awesome and funny. He actually talks to the readers, which is something I really like about this book.

The thing that I'm not crazy about is the pacing: it's too fast. I know you must be thinking, "how can a book be too fast paced? ". All the major eve
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Yogi
Feb 05, 2016 Yogi rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Sayang saya tidak baca dari kisah pertamanya. Saya langsung baca di buku terakhirnya sekuel Daniel X. Maklumlah buku ini juga didapat dari diskon toko buku. Saya beli buku ini hanya Rp 10.000. Tujuannya sebenarnya untuk sekedar belajar Bahasa Inggris.

Saya pun membaca buku ini dari awal sampai habis, karena buku ini menjadi daftar reading challenge 2016. Saya sering kali tersenyum dan kadang tertawa membaca buku ini karena ada kata-kata konyol dalam dialog yang ditampilkan. Banyak kata-kata yang
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