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The Resource Games of empire : global capitalism and video games, Nick Dyer-Witheford and Greig de Peuter, (electronic book)

Games of empire : global capitalism and video games, Nick Dyer-Witheford and Greig de Peuter, (electronic book)

Label
Games of empire : global capitalism and video games
Title
Games of empire
Title remainder
global capitalism and video games
Statement of responsibility
Nick Dyer-Witheford and Greig de Peuter
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
In the first decade of the twenty-first century, video games are an integral part of global media culture, rivaling Hollywood in revenue and influence. No longer confined to a subculture of adolescent males, video games today are played by adults around the world. At the same time, video games have become major sites of corporate exploitation and military recruitment. In Games of Empire, Nick Dyer-Witheford and Greig de Peuter offer a radical political critique of such video games and virtual environments as Second Life, World of Warcraft, and Grand Theft Auto, analyzing them as the exemplary m
Member of
Cataloging source
CaPaEBR
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1951-
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Dyer-Witheford, Nick
Dewey number
794.8
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Index
index present
LC call number
GV1469.34.S52
LC item number
D94 2009eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • standards specifications
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
De Peuter, Greig
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  • Video games
  • Video games
  • Capitalism
  • Imperialism
Label
Games of empire : global capitalism and video games, Nick Dyer-Witheford and Greig de Peuter, (electronic book)
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Game engine : labor, capital, machine -- Immaterial labor : a workers' history of videogaming -- Cognitive capitalism : electronic arts -- Machinic subjects : the XBOX and its rivals -- Gameplay : virtual/actual -- Banal war : full spectrum warrior -- Biopower play : world of warcraft -- Imperial city : grand theft auto -- New game? -- Games of multitude -- Exodus : the metaverse and the mines
Control code
ebr10408965
Dimensions
22 cm.
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
xxxv, 298 p.
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9780816666102
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Original version note
Original electronic resource
Reproduction note
Electronic resource.
Specific material designation
remote
Label
Games of empire : global capitalism and video games, Nick Dyer-Witheford and Greig de Peuter, (electronic book)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Game engine : labor, capital, machine -- Immaterial labor : a workers' history of videogaming -- Cognitive capitalism : electronic arts -- Machinic subjects : the XBOX and its rivals -- Gameplay : virtual/actual -- Banal war : full spectrum warrior -- Biopower play : world of warcraft -- Imperial city : grand theft auto -- New game? -- Games of multitude -- Exodus : the metaverse and the mines
Control code
ebr10408965
Dimensions
22 cm.
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
xxxv, 298 p.
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9780816666102
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Original version note
Original electronic resource
Reproduction note
Electronic resource.
Specific material designation
remote

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