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The art of videogames

Author: Grant Tavinor
Publisher: Malden, MA : Wiley-Blackwell, 2009.
Series: New directions in aesthetics, 10.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"By situating videogames in the framework of analytic philosophy of the arts, The Art of Videogames offers unique philosophical insights while finally bridging the worlds of fantasy and philosophy."--BOOK JACKET.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Grant Tavinor
ISBN: 9781405187893 1405187891 9781405187886 1405187883
OCLC Number: 316327116
Description: 231 p. ; 23 cm.
Contents: The new art of videogames --
What are videogames anyway? --
On definition --
Videogames and fiction --
Stepping into fictional worlds --
Games through fiction --
Videogames and narrative --
Emotion in videogaming --
The morality of videogames --
Videogames as art.
Series Title: New directions in aesthetics, 10.
Responsibility: Grant Tavinor.

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Videogames aren't just for children anymore. In fact, their fictional worlds now inspire us to judgments of perceptual beauty, involve us in interpretation, and arouse our emotions. Reflecting the  Read more...

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