More than a Game : The Computer Game as Fictional Form
Barry AtkinsISBN: 0719063655;
Book Description Taking its cue from practices of reading texts in literary and cultural studies, this book considers the computer game as a new and emerging mode of contemporary storytelling. In a carefully organized study, Barry Atkins discusses questions of narrative and realism in four of the most significant games of the last decade: Tomb Raider, Half-Life, Close Combat and SimCity . This is a work for both the student of contemporary culture and those game-players who are interested in how computer games tell their stories.
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