Gaming globally : production, play, and place
- 1st ed.
- New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2013.
- Physical description
- xi, 279 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
- Critical media studies (Palgrave Macmillan)
- Includes bibliographical references and index.
- Introduction--N.B. Huntemann and B. Aslinger MACRO Who Plays, Who Pays? Mapping Video Game Production and Consumption Globally-- R. Nichols Women in Video Games: The Case of Hardware Production and Promotion-- N.B. Huntemann Redefining the Console for the Global, Networked Era-- B. Aslinger Snapshot 1: Video Game Development in Brazil-- J. Portnow, A. Protasio, K. Donaldson Snapshot 2: Video Game Development in Argentina-- A. Perez Fernandez PLAY PRACTICES Snapshot 3: Crafting a Path into Gaming Culture-- S.C. Duncan Heterogeneity in Game Histories-- P. Tan and K. Mitgutsch Playing at Being Social: A Cross-Generational Case Study of Social Gaming in Shanghai, China-- L. Hjorth and M. Arnold Unintended Travel: ROM Hackers and Fan Translations of Japanese Video Games-- M. Consalvo LOCALIZATION Equip Shield: The Role of Semi-Permeable Cultural Isolation in the History of Games and Comics-- B. P. Johnson Indiana Jones Fights the Communist Police: Local Appropriation of the Text Adventure Genre in 1980s Czechoslovakia-- J. Svelch How Do You Say Gamer in Hindi?: Exploratory Research on the Indian Digital Game Industry and Culture-- A. Shaw Snapshot 4: Australian Video Games: The Collapse and Reconstruction of an Industry-- C. McCrea STRATGIES Snapshot 5: Game Censorship and Regulation in the United States-- C.A. Kocurek Space Wars: The Politics of Games Production in Europe-- A. Kerr Internet Development and the Commercialization of Online Gaming in China-- P. Chung and A. Fung Video Game Development in the Middle East: Iran, the Arab World, and Beyond-- V. Sisler.
- (source: Nielsen Book Data)
- Publisher's Summary
- Video games are inherently transnational by virtue of its industrial, textual, and player practices. This collection includes essays from scholars from seven countries analyzing game cultures on macro- and micro-levels and investigates the growing transnat.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)
- Publication date
- edited by Nina B. Huntemann and Ben Aslinger.
- Critical media studies