Atari Age

Author: Michael Z. Newman
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 0262035715
Size: 41.68 MB
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The cultural contradictions of early video games: a medium for family fun (but mainly for middle-class boys), an improvement over pinball and television (but possibly harmful)

Atari To Zelda

Author: Mia Consalvo
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 0262034395
Size: 15.69 MB
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The cross-cultural interactions of Japanese videogames and the West, from DIY localization by fans to corporate strategies of "Japaneseness."

Video Games Around The World

Author: Mark J. P. Wolf
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 0262527162
Size: 10.15 MB
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Thirty-nine essays explore the vast diversity of video game history and culture across all the world's continents.

Atari Inc Business Is Fun

Author: Marty Goldberg
Publisher: Syzygy Press
ISBN: 0985597402
Size: 57.38 MB
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Atari Inc. - Business is Fun, the book that goes behind the company that was synonymous with the popularization of 'video games.' Nearly 8 years in the making, Atari Inc.

Legitimating Television

Author: Michael Z Newman
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1136942726
Size: 22.78 MB
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Legitimating Television: Media Convergence and Cultural Status explores how and why television is gaining a new level of cultural respectability in the 21st century.

The Ecology Of Games

Author: Katie Salen
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 026269364X
Size: 48.64 MB
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An exploration of games as systems in which young people participate as gamers,producers, and learners

Inventing The Medium

Author: Janet H. Murray
Publisher: MIT Press (MA)
ISBN: 9780262016148
Size: 11.19 MB
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With Inventing the Medium, Janet Murray provides a unified vocabulary and a common methodology for the design of digital objects and environments. It will be an essential guide for both students and practitioners in this evolving field.

Supercade

Author: Van Burnham
Publisher: MIT Press (MA)
ISBN: 9780262024921
Size: 75.12 MB
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A fascinating visual tour of the videogame age re-introduces readers to classic games such as Pong, Pac-Man, and Asteroids while exploring--in full color--the evolution of game technology.

Cheating

Author: Mia Consalvo
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 026225011X
Size: 61.23 MB
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Meanwhile, the game industry works to constrain certain readings or activities and promote certain ways of playing.

The Second Self

Author: Sherry Turkle
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 0262250675
Size: 73.82 MB
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Turkle frames this classic work with a new introduction, a new epilogue, and extensive notes added to the original text.Turkle talks to children, college students, engineers, AI scientists, hackers, and personal computer owners -- people ...