Atari Age

Author: Michael Z. Newman
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 0262035715
Size: 47.70 MB
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Drawing on a range of sources -- including the games and their packaging; coverage in the popular, trade, and fan press; social science research of the time; advertising and store catalogs; and representations in movies and television -- ...

Atari To Zelda

Author: Mia Consalvo
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 0262034395
Size: 14.51 MB
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In this book, Mia Consalvo looks at what happens when Japanese games travel outside Japan, and how they are played, thought about, and transformed by individuals, companies, and groups in the West.

Video Games Around The World

Author: Mark J. P. Wolf
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 0262527162
Size: 44.20 MB
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Thirty-nine essays explore the vast diversity of video game history and culture across all the world's continents.

Racing The Beam

Author: Nick Montfort
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 0262261529
Size: 70.87 MB
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This book offers a detailed and accessible study of this influential video game console from both computational and cultural perspectives. Studies of digital media have rarely investigated platforms--the systems underlying computing.

Supercade

Author: Van Burnham
Publisher: MIT Press (MA)
ISBN: 9780262024921
Size: 65.78 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.

Cultural Code

Author: Phillip Penix-Tadsen
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 0262034050
Size: 57.17 MB
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Video Games and Latin America Phillip Penix-Tadsen. 39. Chris Greening, “
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Computer System (Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2009), 110. 45. Pitfall! instruction
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Zap

Author: Scott Cohen
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies
ISBN:
Size: 56.63 MB
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Profiles the rise of Atari from its beginnings with Nolan Bushnell and capital of five hundrd dollars through its phenomenal growth in the 1970s to its numerous problems

Indie

Author: Michael Z. Newman
Publisher: Columbia University Press
ISBN: 0231513526
Size: 28.99 MB
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In doing so, he not only binds these diverse works together within a cluster of distinct viewing strategies but also invites readers to reevaluate the difference of independent cinema, as well as its relationship to class and taste culture.

Critical Play

Author: Mary Flanagan
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 0262062682
Size: 62.24 MB
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Flanagan provides a lively historical context for critical play throughtwentieth-century art movements, connecting subversive game design to subversive art: her examplesof "playing house" include Dadaist puppet shows and The Sims.

Breakout

Author: Jamie Lendino
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780692851272
Size: 26.84 MB
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Jamie Lendino is the Editor-in-Chief of ExtremeTech.com. Previously, he managed the consumer electronics reviews team for PCMag.com, and has written for the print and digital versions of PC Magazine for over 10 years.