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The meaning of video games : gaming and textual strategies

Author: Steven E Jones
Publisher: New York : Routledge, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Explores the ways in which textual studies concepts - authorial intention, the paratext, publishing history and the social text - can shed light on video games as more than formal systems. This book  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Steven E Jones
ISBN: 9780415960557 041596055X 9780415960564 0415960568 9780203929926 0203929926
OCLC Number: 173243803
Description: x, 198 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: The game of Lost --
Collecting Katamari damacy --
The Halo universe --
The game behind Façade --
The Wii platform --
Anticipating Spore.
Responsibility: Steven E. Jones.
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