Digital Game Studies

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  1. Gaming the System
    Gaming the System takes philosophical traditions out of the ivory tower and into the virtual worlds of video games. In this book, author David J. Gunkel explores how philosophical traditions—put forth by noted thinkers such... Learn More
    Published: 9th May 2018
    Hardback | £73.00
    Paperback | £31.00
  2. Game Time
    Preserving, pausing, slowing, rewinding, replaying, reactivating, reanimating. . . . Has the ability to manipulate video game timelines altered our cultural conceptions of time? Video game scholar Christopher Hanson argues that... Learn More
    Published: 8th March 2018
    Hardback | £73.00
    Paperback | £33.00
  3. Gaming Representation
    Recent years have seen an increase in public attention to identity and representation in video games, including journalists and bloggers holding the digital game industry accountable for the discrimination routinely endured by... Learn More
    Published: 3rd July 2017
    Hardback | £77.00
    Paperback | £33.00
  4. Thinking about Video Games
    The growth in popularity and complexity of video games has spurred new interest in how games are developed and in the research and technology behind them. David Heineman brings together some of the most iconic, influential, and... Learn More
    Published: 3rd August 2015
    Hardback | £73.00
    Paperback | £20.99
  5. Playing to Win
    In this era of big media franchises, sports branding has crossed platforms, so that the sport, its television broadcast, and its replication in an electronic game are packaged and promoted as part of the same fan experience. Editors... Learn More
    Published: 12th January 2015
    Hardback | £65.00
    Paperback | £21.99
  6. Playing with Religion in Digital Games
    Shaman, paragon, God-mode: modern video games are heavily coded with religious undertones. From the Shinto-inspired Japanese video game Okami to the internationally popular The Legend of Zelda and Halo, many video games rely on... Learn More
    Published: 28th April 2014
    Hardback | £73.00
    Paperback | £24.99