The Video Game Explosion

The Video Game Explosion
Author : Mark J. P. Wolf
Publisher : ABC-CLIO
Total Pages : 380
Release : 2008
ISBN 10 : 9780313338687
ISBN 13 : 031333868X
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

This title traces the growth of video games, showing how they have become an integral part of popular culture today.

The Video Game Explosion
Language: en
Pages: 380
Authors: Mark J. P. Wolf
Categories: Games & Activities
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008 - Publisher: ABC-CLIO

This title traces the growth of video games, showing how they have become an integral part of popular culture today.
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.
Globalization and American Popular Culture
Language: en
Pages: 329
Authors: Lane Crothers
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-02-12 - Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers

Now in a fully updated edition, this concise book explores the ways American movies, TV, music, fast food, sports, gaming, and fashion influence globalization.
Encyclopedia of Video Games: The Culture, Technology, and Art of Gaming, 2nd Edition [3 volumes]
Language: en
Pages: 1288
Authors: Mark J. P. Wolf
Categories: Games & Activities
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-05-24 - Publisher: ABC-CLIO

Now in its second edition, the Encyclopedia of Video Games: The Culture, Technology, and Art of Gaming is the definitive, go-to resource for anyone interested i
Encyclopedia of Video Games: M-Z
Language: en
Pages: 789
Authors: Mark J. P. Wolf
Categories: Video games
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012 - Publisher: ABC-CLIO

This two-volume encyclopedia addresses the key people, companies, regions, games, systems, institutions, technologies, and theoretical concepts in the world of
Horror Video Games
Language: en
Pages: 310
Authors: Bernard Perron
Categories: Games & Activities
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-01-10 - Publisher: McFarland

In this in-depth critical and theoretical analysis of the horror genre in video games, 14 essays explore the cultural underpinnings of horror’s allure for gam
The Video Game Debate
Language: en
Pages: 204
Authors: Rachel Kowert
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-08-27 - Publisher: Routledge

Do video games cause violent, aggressive behavior? Can online games help us learn? When it comes to video games, these are often the types of questions raised b
Immersion, Narrative, and Gender Crisis in Survival Horror Video Games
Language: en
Pages: 256
Authors: Andrei Nae
Categories: Games & Activities
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-09-09 - Publisher: Routledge

This book investigates the narrativity of some of the most popular survival horror video games and the gender politics implicit in their storyworlds. In a thoro
The Video Game Theory Reader 2
Language: en
Pages: 456
Authors: Bernard Perron
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008-11-19 - Publisher: Routledge

The Video Game Theory Reader 2 picks up where the first Video Game Theory Reader (Routledge, 2003) left off, with a group of leading scholars turning their atte
The Video Games Textbook
Language: en
Pages: 392
Authors: Brian J. Wardyga
Categories: Computers
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-08-06 - Publisher: CRC Press

The Video Games Textbook takes the history of video games to another level, with visually-stimulating, comprehensive, and chronological chapters that are releva