Description - Playing with Videogames by James Newman
"Playing with Videogames" provides a comprehensive account of contemporary videogame cultures, investigating the variety of activities arising from and supporting videogames. James Newman details the rich array of activities that surround game-playing, charting the vibrant and productive practices of the vast number of videogame players and the extensive 'shadow' economy of walkthroughs, FAQs, art, narratives, online discussion boards and fan games, as well as the cultures of cheating, copying and piracy that have emerged.
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Format: Paperback / softback
(234mm x 156mm x mm)
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
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Author Biography - James Newman
Bath Spa University College, UK
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