Extra Lives: Why Video Games Matter. Tom Bissell

Extra Lives: Why Video Games Matter

ISBN: 9780307474315 | 256 pages | 7 Mb

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Extra Lives: Why Video Games Matter Tom Bissell
Publisher: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group

Aug 29, 2012 - The subtitle to Tom Bissell's book is so ambitiously vague that it at first appears like something of a moot point when approaching the cultural history of computer gaming. Bissell approaches these questions in just the right way. Spoilers abound, but only minor plot points are revealed. May 16, 2011 - Here is my review of the Audible audio book version of Tom Bissell's book Extra Lives: Why Video Games Matter. Jun 3, 2011 - This edition of the show features an in-depth discussion of L.A. Aug 14, 2010 - Recently I'd been hearing a lot about Tom Bissell's gaming memoir/critique Extra Lives: Why Video Games Matter. Jan 24, 2012 - (More on the game lab below.) In this course we will consider video games as a technology, industry, cultural form, and set of social practices. May 24, 2012 - While many of the questions posed in this Extra Lives are unanswerable, one point will be abundantly clear once you've reached the end: videogames do matter, so long as they matter to you. We will also survey game studies as an emergent academic field with backgrounds in many disciplines. Full description violent subject matter was said to have inspired crime sprees by a few of the game's least stable fans. May 2, 2012 - These questions form the basis of essayist Tom Bissell's collection of musings on electronic gaming, Extra Lives: Why Video Games Matter. Tom Bissell, Extra Lives: Why Video Games Matter (Random House, 2011). Noire with Tom Bissell (Extra Lives: Why Video Games Matter) and Brian Taylor (Kill Screen, GamePro). Mar 6, 2012 - Video games affect people on a deeply emotional level and have sentimental meaning to millions of fans, just as films and novels do. Jun 30, 2010 - Tom Bissell has pointed out that the original subtitle of his new book Extra Lives was Why Video Games Matter—and Why They Don't Matter More. Students will be expected to play a variety of games, to read extensively in . Aug 12, 2011 - MORE FROM THIS ISSUE. May 19, 2014 - Extra Lives Originally published: New York: Pantheon Books, c2010.

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