Atari Age

Author: Michael Z. Newman
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 0262035715
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The cultural contradictions of early video games: a medium for family fun (but mainly for middle-class boys), an improvement over pinball and television (but possibly harmful)

Atari To Zelda

Author: Mia Consalvo
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 0262034395
Size: 13.23 MB
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The cross-cultural interactions of Japanese videogames and the West, from DIY localization by fans to corporate strategies of "Japaneseness."

Video Games Around The World

Author: Mark J. P. Wolf
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 0262527162
Size: 78.63 MB
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Thirty-nine essays explore the vast diversity of video game history and culture across all the world's continents.

Atari Inc Business Is Fun

Author: Marty Goldberg
Publisher: Syzygy Press
ISBN: 0985597402
Size: 29.10 MB
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Atari Inc. - Business is Fun, the book that goes behind the company that was synonymous with the popularization of 'video games.' Nearly 8 years in the making, Atari Inc.

Legitimating Television

Author: Michael Z Newman
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1136942726
Size: 35.46 MB
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Legitimating Television: Media Convergence and Cultural Status explores how and why television is gaining a new level of cultural respectability in the 21st century.

Indie

Author: Michael Z. Newman
Publisher: Columbia University Press
ISBN: 0231513526
Size: 43.47 MB
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In doing so, he not only binds these diverse works together within a cluster of distinct viewing strategies but also invites readers to reevaluate the difference of independent cinema, as well as its relationship to class and taste culture.

Zap

Author: Scott Cohen
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies
ISBN:
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Profiles the rise of Atari from its beginnings with Nolan Bushnell and capital of five hundrd dollars through its phenomenal growth in the 1970s to its numerous problems

Breakout

Author: Jamie Lendino
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780692851272
Size: 69.50 MB
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Jamie Lendino is the Editor-in-Chief of ExtremeTech.com. Previously, he managed the consumer electronics reviews team for PCMag.com, and has written for the print and digital versions of PC Magazine for over 10 years.

The Ecology Of Games

Author: Katie Salen
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 026269364X
Size: 14.84 MB
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An exploration of games as systems in which young people participate as gamers,producers, and learners

Cheating

Author: Mia Consalvo
Publisher: MIT Press
ISBN: 026225011X
Size: 70.27 MB
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Meanwhile, the game industry works to constrain certain readings or activities and promote certain ways of playing.