Game Cultures: Computer Games as New Media (BOK)

Helen Kennedy, Jon Dovey

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This book introduces the critical concepts and debates that are shaping the emerging field of game studies. Exploring games in the context of cultural studies and media studies, it analyses computer games as the most popular contemporary form of new media production and consumption. The book: argues for the centrality of play in redefining reading, consuming and creating culture; offers detailed research into the political economy of games to generate a model of new media production; and, examines the dynamics of power in relation to both the production and consumption of computer games. This is key reading for students, academics and industry practitioners in the fields of cultural studies, new media, media studies and game studies, as well as human-computer interaction and cyberculture.

Produktfakta

Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Heftet
Utgitt 2006 Forfatter Helen Kennedy, Jon Dovey
Forlag
OPEN UNIVERSITY PRESS
ISBN 9780335213573
Antall sider 184 Dimensjoner 17cm x 22,5cm x 1cm
Vekt 336 gram Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd
Emner og form Media studies

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