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Sports videogames

Author: Mia Consalvo
Publisher: New York : Routledge, [2013]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Video games
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mia Consalvo
ISBN: 9780415637558 0415637554 9780415637565 0415637562 1136191992 9781136191992
OCLC Number: 793224554
Description: viii, 309 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Sports Videogames: Mapping the Field / Mia Consalvo, Konstantin Mitgutsch, Abraham Stein --
Games, Sports, and Sport Videogames: Designed Challenges in Racing Games / Jonas Linderoth --
A Tale of Two Games: Football and FIFA 12 / Miguel Sicart --
What Are Sports Videogames? / Ian Bogost --
Joga Bonito: Beautiful Play, Sports and Digital Games / Henry Lowood --
Women, Sports and Videogames / Mia Consalvo --
Playing the Game on Television / Abe Stein --
It's in the Game? Shifting the Scene with Online Play / Christopher Paul --
The Slow Grind: Skateboarding Videogames and the Culture and Practice of Skateboarding / John Sharp --
Likeness Licensing Litigation: Student Athletes and the Future of Sports Videogames / Nina Huntemann --
Playing Ball: Fan Experiences in Basketball Videogames / Fares Kayali --
Eventful Masculinities: Negotiations of Hegemonic Sporting Masculinities at LANs / Emma Witkowski --
Sports Gaming in Everyday Life: A Meaning Oriented Exploration of the Appropriation of the Online Football Manager Game Hattrick / Jeffrey Wimmer & Jana Nickol --
Why Sports Videogames Matter to Their Players: Exploring Meaningful Experiences in Playographies / Konstantin Mitgutsch --
Using Sports Videogames to Promote Real-World Physical Activity Among Young Adolescents / Cheryl Olsen.
Responsibility: Mia Consalvo, Konstantin Mitgutsch and Abe Stein, [editors].

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