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The Video Game Theory Reader
Language: en
Pages: 368
Authors: Mark J.P. Wolf, Bernard Perron
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-10-08 - Publisher: Routledge

In the early days of Pong and Pac Man, video games appeared to be little more than an idle pastime. Today, video games make up a 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
The Video Game Theory Reader
Language: en
Pages: 368
Authors: Mark J.P. Wolf, Bernard Perron
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-10-08 - Publisher: Routledge

In the early days of Pong and Pac Man, video games appeared to be little more than an idle pastime. Today, video games make up a 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
Before the Crash
Language: en
Pages: 255
Authors: Mark J. P. Wolf
Categories: Games & Activities
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012 - Publisher:

Contributors examine the early days of video game history before the industry crash of 1983 that ended the medium's golden age.
The Routledge Companion to Media Technology and Obsolescence
Language: en
Pages: 402
Authors: Mark J.P. Wolf
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-11-21 - Publisher: Routledge

While so many books on technology look at new advances and digital technologies, The Routledge Companion to Media Technology and Obsolescence looks back at analog technologies that are disappearing, considering their demise and what it says about media history, pop culture, and the nature of nostalgia. From card catalogs and
The World of Scary Video Games
Language: en
Pages: 488
Authors: Bernard Perron
Categories: Games & Activities
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-05-31 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA

As for film and literature, the horror genre has been very popular in the video game. The World of Scary Video Games provides a comprehensive overview of the videoludic horror, dealing with the games labelled as “survival horror” as well as the mainstream and independent works associated with the genre.