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  An introduction to game studies : games in culture

Mäyrä, Frans
Language : EnglishLondon ; California ; New Delhi ; Singapore : Sage, 2008Edition : 1. ed.196 or. : z.-b. ir. ; 24 cm(Ikus) Testua: bitartekorik gabeISBN : 978-1-4129-3445-9 ; 978-1-4129-3446-6.Video games -- Cross-cultural analysisWeb
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"An introduction to game studies" is the first introductory textbook for students of game studies. It provides a conceptual overview of the cultural, social and economic significance of computer and video games and traces the history ofgame culture and the emergence of game studie as a field or research.
Key concepts and theories are illustrated with discussion of games taken from different historical phases of game culture. Progressing from the simple, yet engaging, gameplay of Pong and text-based adventure games to the complex virtual worlds of contemporary online games, the book will guide students towards analytical appreciation and critical engagement with gaming and game studies.

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