How to Play a Video Game

Author: Barr Pippin

Price: $19.95
$19.95
SKU: 9781877551314

Every day around the world millions of people enter virtual worlds through video games. These games are now the fastest-growing form of entertainment – and being played by people of all ages. International communities are coming together to play, have fun and share ideas – without ever meeting. How To Play A Video Game unlocks this amazing world, giving an insight into what makes video games so fascinating and entertaining to the people who play them.

The author, a game player who has turned his passion into an academic career, explores the emotions involved in playing video games, the issues that surround them, and the future of the technology. With games now appearing on our phones and other mobile electronic devices, is everyone going to become a gamer? Will we become happier? Brainier? Or just much busier?

Price: $19.95
Book Cover:  How to Play a Video Game
Published:31/10/2011
Format:Paperback, 176 pages
RRP:$19.95
price:AUD $19.95
ISBN-13:9781877551314
ISBN-10:1877551317
Publisher:Awa Press
Imprint:Awa Press

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