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Aslinger, Ben

Gaming Globally

Aslinger, Ben - Gaming Globally, ebook

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Table of contents

1. Introduction
Ben Aslinger, Nina B. Huntemann

Part I. Macro

2. Who Plays, Who Pays? Mapping Video Game Production and Consumption Globally
Randy Nichols

3. Women in Video Games: The Case of Hardware Production and Promotion
Nina B. Huntemann

4. Redefining the Console for the Global, Networked Era
Ben Aslinger

5. Brazil: Tomorrow’s Market
James Portnow, Arthur Protasio, Kate Donaldson

6. Video Game Development in Argentina
Agustín Pérez Fernández

Part II. Play Practices

7. Crafting a Path into Gaming Culture
Sean C. Duncan

8. Heterogeneity in Game Histories
Philip Tan, Konstantin Mitgutsch

9. Playing at Being Social: A Cross-Generational Case Study of Social Gaming in Shanghai, China
Larissa Hjorth, Michael Arnold

10. Unintended Travel: ROM Hackers and Fan Translations of Japanese Video Games
Mia Consalvo

Part III. Localization

11. Equip Shield: The Role of Semipermeable Cultural Isolation in the History of Games and Comics
Bryant Paul Johnson

12. Indiana Jones Fights the Communist Police: Local Appropriation of the Text Adventure Genre in the 1980s Czechoslovakia
Jaroslav Švelch

13. How Do You Say Gamer in Hindi?: Exploratory Research on the Indian Digital Game Industry and Culture
Adrienne Shaw

14. Australian Video Games: The Collapse and Reconstruction of an Industry
Christian McCrea

Part IV. Strategies

15. Game Censorship and Regulation in the United States
Carly A. Kocurek

16. Space Wars: The Politics of Games Production in Europe
Aphra Kerr

17. Internet Development and the Commercialization of Online Gaming in China
Peichi Chung, Anthony Fung

18. Video Game Development in the Middle East: Iran, the Arab World, and Beyond
Vit Šisler

Keywords: Social Sciences, Sociology of Sport and Leisure, Media Studies, Regional and Cultural Studies, Cultural and Media Studies, general, Cultural Studies

Editor
 
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2013
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
Critical Media Studies
Page amount
290 pages
Category
Society
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9781137006332
Printed ISBN
978-1-349-43501-2

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