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    ... department at Concordia University Wisconsin, and is the author or editor of 16 books on such topics as video games, imaginary worlds, and media technology. Author: Mark J.P. Wolf. Format: Paperback Non-Fiction ...

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    ... that have enjoyed popularity over a sustained period and have exerted influence on the video game industry or on popular culture. Each year, the Video Game Hall of Fame inducts new entries into its Hall of Fame. Current ...

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    ... of Fear and Play (2009) and co-editor of The Video Game Theory Reader (2003) and The Video Game Theory Reader 2 (2009). His research focuses on the video game, interactive cinema, horror, narration, and play in narrative ...

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    ... of Fear and Play (2009) and co-editor of The Video Game Theory Reader (2003) and The Video Game Theory Reader 2 (2009). His research focuses on the video game, interactive cinema, horror, narration, and play in narrative ...

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    ... www.fictionontheweb.co.uk, the longest-running short story site on the web. He was born in Mount Kisco, New York ... and daughters. His first experience of video gaming was a Donkey Kong II Game & Watch, and he has never ...

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    ... Bertolazzi is the author of numerous books on sports, technology, and other subjects. SELLING POINTS: . The first all-in-one illustrated history of video games, covering the games, the consoles, and the social phenomenon ...

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    ... multi-billion dollar industry that rivals television and film. The Video Game Theory Reader brings together exciting new work on the many ways video games are reshaping the face of entertainment and our relationship with ...

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    ... of hundreds of puzzles on a mysterious island using nothing but lines, there's a world of delightfully comforting video games just waiting to sooth your gaming soul. Covering over 50 video games and spanning nearly ...

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    ... family life. He once saved his pocket money and spent it on Small Soldiers for PS1, so you're in good hands here. He has previously written A Guide to Video Game Movies and The Ultimate Book of Movie Monsters for Pen & ...

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    This book provides semiotically-focused analyses and interpretations of video game music, focusing specifically on musical representation of three demographic diversity traits. Adopting a narratologist orientation to ...

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    ... multi-billion dollar industry that rivals television and film. The Video Game Theory Reader brings together exciting new work on the many ways video games are reshaping the face of entertainment and our relationship with ...

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    ... ) About the Authors Jordan Erica Webber is a freelance writer and speaker who specialises in video games. Most of her work can be found on the Guardian. She has a first-class degree in Philosophy with Psychology from the ...

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    ... k off" how "lateral thinking with withered technology" put Nintendo back on top and much more! Gripping and comprehensive, The Ultimate History of Video Games: Volume 2 explores the origins of modern consoles and of the ...

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    ... space marines and the speedy rodents in between, Video Game of the Year paints individual portraits that, ... -year anthology is a loving reflection on the world's most popular art form. Featured Games: 1977 - Pong ; 1978 - ...

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    ... photos showing off the wide variety of Star Trek video games covered within. There's also interviews with game designers, writers, producers, and gaming journalists on select titles offering a behind the scenes look or ...

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    ... in 1982 and read English at Balliol College, Oxford. He was features editor on Edge magazine, and since then has written about video games for the Guardian, Polygon , the New Statesman , and many other publications. He ...

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    As Daniel Hardcastle careers towards thirty, he looks back on what has really made him happy in life: the friends, the romancesthe video games. Told through encounters with the most remarkable - and the most mind- ...

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    ... of the most popular and iconic video games from their early beginnings up to the 2000s. Author Melissa Brinks explores each influential game and its impact on they would have on the games that would follow, with brief ...

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    ... they make their way to the silver screen! This comprehensive guide contains information on over forty big-screen adaptations of popular video games, including the histories of the series that inspired them. Covering four ...

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    ... printing and collectibles. Digital Character Creation for Video Games and Collectibles provides a step-by-step ... primarily focuses on the practical skills needed for creating character assets in the modern games and ...

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    ... with over 70 deliciously inspired recipes. Pay tribute to your favorite video-game story lines by cooking up real-life foods based on the best games from the '80s to today. Throughout recent history, spanning generations ...

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    ... printing and collectibles. Digital Character Creation for Video Games and Collectibles provides a step-by-step ... primarily focuses on the practical skills needed for creating character assets in the modern games and ...

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    ... around for thousands of years, but with the first blips on a screen, they really got electric. Now video games are better than ever, ready for on-the-go, great for sharing with friends, and even with immersive virtual ...

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    ... around for thousands of years, but with the first blips on a screen, they really got electric. Now video games are better than ever, ready for on-the-go, great for sharing with friends, and even with immersive virtual ...

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    ... Order, and Grand Theft Auto. The book thus seeks to advance dialog on video games as important cultural artifacts containing significant insights regarding dominant perceptions, interests, anxieties, contradictions ...

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    ... the meaning and need for universal design in video games and sheds light on important disciplines. Researchers define a universal designed game as a video game that actively welcomes all players. When players connect ...

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    ... Order, and Grand Theft Auto. The book thus seeks to advance dialog on video games as important cultural artifacts containing significant insights regarding dominant perceptions, interests, anxieties, contradictions ...

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    ... designer but aren't sure where to begin? Learning Video Game Design on the Tabletop guides you through your initial attempts to design game mechanics. It goes beyond simple description and definition to explore in detail ...

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    ... designer but aren't sure where to begin? Learning Video Game Design on the Tabletop guides you through your initial attempts to design game mechanics. It goes beyond simple description and definition to explore in detail ...

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    ... , they cover the basics. But The Ultimate Guide to Video Game Writing and Design goes way beyond the basics. The authors, top game designers, focus on creating games that are an involving, emotional experience for the ...

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    ... -Man"), and Rick Remender ("Fear Agent", "X-Force"), all giving firsthand accounts of working on current generation video game hits like "Dead Space", "Prototype", "Army of Two: 40th Day", "Bulletstorm", and "DC Universe ...

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    ... know about video games--from their early beginnings during World War II to the emergence of arcade games in the ... Creative Group. Now freelance, McGowan focuses on drawing pictures, collaborative projects, and bringing a ...

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    The Overstreet Guide to Collecting Video Games shines a spotlight on this booming hobby. Packed with insight, it showcases the many different ways of collecting, including collecting by developer, by console, and by ...

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    ... applies to the question whether video games are (or are not) art in and on themselves. Based on the Communication-Oriented Analysis, the authors assess the plausibility of games-as-art and define the domains associted ...

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    ... of leading scholars and practitioners from around the globe, The Oxford Handbook of Video Game Music and Sound features nearly 50 chapters on topics ranging from the earliest pinball machines to the latest in virtual ...

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    ... , text-mining methods studying attitudes expressed by players of such games, and educational perspectives on games in teaching cultural heritage. Through the lens of videogames, the authors explore how nations struggle ...

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    This book explores the representations of Central and Eastern European histories in digital games. Focusing on games that examine a range of national histories and heritages from across Central and Eastern Europe, the ...

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    ... ', originally Cara put up the Embed With Games series monthly on a free blog as she travelled from couch ... , game critic and video game narrative designer. She has written for the Guardian, VICE, Kotaku, PC Gamer, ...

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    ... , and at worst a source of violent tragedy. Why It's OK to Be a Gamer takes on the pervasive assumption that playing video games is a childish and time-wasting hobby, and a potentially addictive and dangerous one at that ...

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    ... game released in the west for both handhelds: around 580 on the Game Boy and around 560 on the Game Boy Color. With around 1,150 games ... for the likes of Computer & Video Games, Official Xbox Magazine, Official PlayStation ...

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    ... West. About the Author Kurt Kalata has been writing about video games, mostly old and weird ones, on the internet for twenty years. He founded the website Hardcore Gaming 101, and has since edited and published over ten ...

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    Complicating perspectives on diversity in video games Gamers have been troublemakers as long as games have existed. As our popular understanding of "gamer" shifts beyond its historical construction as a white, straight, ...

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    ... available today. About the Authors Simon Parkin is an award-winning British author and journalist and an authority on video games. He is a contributing writer for the New Yorker , a regular contributor to the Guardian , ...

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    ... outline pedagogical strategies for integrating the study of video games with the study of literature and consider the ... chapter is grounded in theory but focuses on practical applications to develop students' critical ...

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    ... and-outs of how we keep track of high scores, what video game heroes and loot boxes are made of, how the dreaded RNG ... well as course convenors and students of programming. Put on a cap of +5 courage and level up by ...

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    ... and-outs of how we keep track of high scores, what video game heroes and loot boxes are made of, how the dreaded RNG ... well as course convenors and students of programming. Put on a cap of +5 courage and level up by ...

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    ... Gaming Hacks" serves up 85 hard-nosed hacks for reviving the classic games. Want to game on an ... like you played before. A video game journalist and author of "Power Up: How Japanese Video Games Gave the World an Extra ...

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    Check out the ultimate annual video game guide from Scholastic AFK! Game On! 2021 is full of the latest information on the hottest games of 2021, how they were developed, and how to beat them. Get ready for another ...

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    ... through the fascinating medium of modern video games. Including contributions from legendary developers like ... to several magazines including NME and Kerrang!, and appeared on radio shows for the BBC and Xfm. Mike writes ...

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    ... on the Gamer's Journey, there is a deep connection between our favorite games that transforms the meaning of "fun," starting from our first moments of play in these worlds of challenge, skill, and reward. Video games ...

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    ... takes the initiative to highlight the nascent state of audiovisual translation research centring on users of video games. It proposes ways of advancing the research by integrating numerous related perspectives from ...

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    ... takes the initiative to highlight the nascent state of audiovisual translation research centring on users of video games. It proposes ways of advancing the research by integrating numerous related perspectives from ...