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  • Games As A Serviceby Oscar Clark

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 48.95

    The games industry is serious business and the role of a games designer has dramatically changed over just the last few years. Developers now have to rethink everything they know about the creative, technical and business challenges to adapt to the transition to games as a service. Games as a Service: How Free to Play Design Can Make Better... more...

  • Gaming Mattersby Judd Ethan Ruggill; Ken S. McAllister

    University of Alabama Press 2011; US$ 34.95

    Normal0falsefalsefalseMicrosoftInternetExplorer4 In his 2004 book Game Work , Ken S. McAllister proposed a rigorous critical methodology for the discussion of the ?video game complex??the games themselves, their players, the industry that produces them, and those who review and market them. Games, McAllister demonstrated, are viewed and discussed... more...

  • Gaming at the Edgeby Adrienne Shaw

    University of Minnesota Press 2015; US$ 75.00

    Video games have long been seen as the exclusive territory of young, heterosexual white males. In a media landscape dominated by such gamers, players who do not fit this mold, including women, people of color, and LGBT people, are often brutalized in forums and in public channels in online play. Discussion of representation of such groups in games... more...

  • Geschichte für Gamer? Analyse der Geschichtsrepräsentation in Videospielenby Thierry Fux

    Diplomica Verlag 2014; US$ 32.40

    Die Studie über Geschichtsdarstellung in Videospielen stellt sich die Fragen wie und warum Geschichte in heutigen Videospielen genutzt wird. Um diese Fragen zu beantworten vergleicht der Autor die Darstellung von historischen Ereignissen und Persönlichkeiten bekannter Spiele mit der Darstellung derselbigen aus der Historiographie. Auszug aus dem TextTextprobe:Kapitel... more...

  • Halo Effectby Glenn Yeffeth; Jennifer Thomason

    BenBella Books, Inc. 2009; US$ 4.99

    Halo Effect is an unauthorized collection of essays on the bestselling video game Halo . Examining the Halo phenomenon from every angle—from profiling the greatest Halo player who ever lived to providing a behind-the-scenes look at the making of the wildly popular, virtual-reality Halo movies—this guide is the ultimate companion for anyone... more...

  • Handbook of Digital Gamesby Marios C. Angelides; Harry Agius

    Wiley 2014; US$ 149.95

    A thorough discussion of the present and future of digital gaming People play digital games for many reasons, from entertainment to professional training, but all games share the same basic characteristics. From those basic parameters, gaming professionals manage to create the enormous variety of games on the market today. The Handbook of Digital... more...

  • Horror Video Gamesby Bernard Perron

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2009; US$ 35.00

    In this in-depth critical and theoretical analysis of the horror genre in video games, 14 essays explore the cultural underpinnings of horror's allure for gamers and the evolution of "survival" themes. The techniques and story effects of specific games such as Resident Evil, Call of Cthulhu, and Silent Hill are examined individually. more...

  • How to Make Real Money in Second Life: Boost Your Business, Market Your Services, and Sell Your Products in the World's Hottest Virtual Communityby Robert Freedman

    McGraw-Hill Education 2008; US$ 16.46

    SIGN ON. SAY HELLO. START MAKING MONEY. With a population in the millions and a monthly growth rate of 20 percent, Second Life® is a virtual 3-D world bursting with opportunities in areas like real estate, legal practice, and marketing, corporate connections, and people just like you. This all-in-one guide will show you, step by step, how to... more...

  • How to Play a Video Gameby Pippin Barr

    Awa Press 2012; US$ 9.99

    Every day millions of people enter virtual worlds through video games, which are now the fastest-growing form of entertainment and are played by young and old alike. This account unlocks this amazing world, providing insight into what makes video games so fascinating and exploring the emotions involved in playing, the issues that surround them, and... more...

  • How to find a Black Cat in a Coal Cellarby Joe Buchdahl

    Oldcastle Books 2013; US$ 18.94

    How do we know if we can beat the bookmaker? That's easy: just look at our bank balance. But how do we know if we've not just been lucky? More specifically, how do we know that someone who says he can do it, and who is selling his 'expertise', can keep doing it again and again, through talent, skill and hard work? This book examines the techniques... more...