Video Game Narrative and Criticism

Playing the Story

Authors: Thabet, T.

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The book provides a comprehensive application of narrative theory to video games, and presents the player-response paradigm of game criticism. Video Game Narrative and Criticism explains the nature of gameplay - a psychological experience and a meaning-making process in the fictional world of video games.

About the authors

Dr. Tamer Thabet presently leads an international research partnership between universities and private sector to explore new horizons in game design and content. His other publications deal with video games in the contexts of postmodernism and humanities, which appear in various academic journals in North and South America and Europe.

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Video Game Narrative and Criticism
Book Subtitle
Playing the Story
Authors
Copyright
2015
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-52554-3
DOI
10.1057/9781137525543
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-137-52553-6
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-50672-9
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
VIII, 86
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