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TitleGame Invaders
Sub TitleThe Theory and Understanding of Computer Games
AuthorClive Fencott Jo Clay Mike Lockyer Paul Massey
CategoryComputer & Programming
LanguageEnglish
Region
TagsGame Programming
ISBN978-0-470-59718-7
Year2012
FormatPDF
Pages230
File Size2.9 MB
Total Download70
Description

Presenting a holistic and thoroughly practical investigation of the true nature of computer games that arms readers with a small yet powerful set of theories for developing unique approaches to understanding games. Game Invaders fully integrates genre theory, new media aesthetics, perceptual opportunities, and semiotics into a practical DIY toolkit for games analysis—offering detailed guidance for how to conduct in-depth critiques of game content and gameplay. Featuring an informal and witty writing style, the book devotes a number of chapters to specific games from all eras, clearly demonstrating the practical application of the theories to modern, large-scale computer games.

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