Encyclopedia of Video Games: A-L

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ABC-CLIO, 2012 - Social Science - 763 pages
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This two-volume encyclopedia aims to address the key people, companies, regions, games, systems, institutions, technologies, and theoretical concepts in the world of video games. The work comprises over 300 entries from 97 contributors, including Ralph Baer and Nolan Bushnell, founders of the video game industry and some of its earliest games and systems. Contributing authors also include founders of institutions, academics with doctoral degrees in relevant fields, and experts in the field of video games. Organized alphabetically by topic and cross-referenced across subject areas, 'Encyclopedia of Video Games - The Culture, Technology, and Art of Gaming' must serve the needs of students and other researchers as well as provide information for game enthusiasts and general readers.
 

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Contents

ENTRIESVOLUME 1
1
ENTRIESVOLUME 2
367
Bibliography
709
About the Contributors
715
Index
741
Copyright

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About the author (2012)

Mark J. P. Wolf is professor in the Department of Communication at Concordia University Wisconsin, Mequon, WI.

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