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Understanding Video Games The Essential Introduction

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ISBN-10: 1138849820

ISBN-13: 9781138849822

Edition: 3rd 2016 (Revised)

Authors: Simon Egenfeldt-Nielsen, Jonas Heide Smith, Susana Pajares Tosca

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Understanding Video Games is a crucial guide for newcomers to video game studies and experienced game scholars alike. This revised and updated third edition of the pioneering text provides a comprehensive introduction to the field of game studies, and highlights changes in the gaming industry, advances in video game scholarship, and recent trends in game design and development including mobile, casual, educational, and indie gaming.In the third edition of this textbook, students will:Learn the major theories and schools of thought used to study games, including ludology and narratology;Understand the commercial and organizational aspects of the game industry;Trace the history of games, from…    
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Book details

List price: $37.99
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2016
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Group
Publication date: 1/6/2016
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 286
Size: 7.00" wide x 10.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.496
Language: English