Newman's lucid and engaging introduction guides the reader through the world of videogaming. It traces the history of the videogame, from its origins in the computer lab, to its contemporary status as a global entertainment industry, where characters such as Lara Croft and Sonic the Hedgehog are familiar even to those who've never been near a games console.
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James Newman is Lecturer in Media at Edge Hill University College.Review:
'A wealth of well-written, scholarly but accessible perspectives on industry practice and commerical imperatives ... Newman can do this only because he is a serious games scholar.' - Media Educaiton Association
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Book Description Routledge, 2004. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M041528192X
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