Extra lives : why video games matter / Tom Bissell.

Author
Bissell, Tom, 1974- [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Εdition
1st ed.
Published/​Created
New York : Pantheon Books, c2010.
Description
xiv, 218 p. ; 22 cm.

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A personal assessment of the author's addiction to video games explores his favorites, their roles as modern forms of popular art, and their habit-forming appeal while considering how he has neglected his professional and social responsibilities in favorof gaming activities.
Notes
Includes index.
Contents
Fallout -- Headshots -- The unbearable lightness of games -- The grammar of fun -- Littlebigproblems -- Braided -- Mass effects -- Far cries -- Grand thefts.
ISBN
  • 9780307378705
  • 0307378705
LCCN
2009039602
OCLC
452281355
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