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100 Videogames
     

100 Videogames

by Iain Simons, James Newman
 

Videogames are one of the most culturally, socially and economically significant, not to mention pervasive, media forms. This guide provides a map of the most important games since the 1960s. It is aimed at both novices and acolytes alike as it journeys through the interesting, innovative and entertaining titles.

Overview

Videogames are one of the most culturally, socially and economically significant, not to mention pervasive, media forms. This guide provides a map of the most important games since the 1960s. It is aimed at both novices and acolytes alike as it journeys through the interesting, innovative and entertaining titles.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781844571628
Publisher:
BFI Publishing
Publication date:
06/18/2007
Series:
Screen Guides Series
Pages:
272
Product dimensions:
4.93(w) x 6.60(h) x 0.76(d)

Meet the Author

James Newman is Senior Lecturer in Media Communications and Cultural Studies at Bath Spa University. Previous books include Videogames (2004) and Teaching Videogames (2006). Iain Simons is a Writer & Curator and Founding Director of GameCity Festival. He is currently writing a book about the birth of the UK games industry and his new book, GameLives, will be published in 2007 by Laurence King Publishing.

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