The Routledge Companion to Video Game Studies

The Routledge Companion to Video Game Studies


The variety of guides facing online game reviews has exploded over the process the decade, however the box has produced few finished reference works. The Routledge significant other to online game Studies, compiled by way of recognized game students Mark J. P. Wolf and Bernard Perron, goals to handle the continuing theoretical and methodological improvement of online game stories, offering scholars, students, and video game designers with a definitive examine modern game reviews.

Features contain:

  • comprehensive and interdisciplinary versions and ways for examining games;
  • new views on games either as artwork shape and cultural phenomenon;
  • explorations of the technical and artistic dimensions of video games;
  • accounts of the political, social, and cultural dynamics of video games.

Each essay offers a full of life and succinct precis of its objective quarter, speedy bringing the reader updated at the pertinent matters surrounding every one point of the sector, together with references for additional analyzing. jointly, they supply an summary of the current nation of online game stories that might absolutely end up valuable to pupil, pupil, and dressmaker alike.

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