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Introduction

Mark J. P. Wolf

in Video Games Around the World

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2015
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January 2016
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9780262527163
eISBN:
9780262328487
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Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262527163.003.0001
Subject:
Computer Science, Game Studies

In addition to describing the contents and structure of the book, the Introduction describes the different levels of infrastructure needed for a national video game industry to exist, and the various ... More


Iran

Ahmad Ahmadi

in Video Games Around the World

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2015
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The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262527163.003.0019
Subject:
Computer Science, Game Studies

This essay is a history of video games in Iran, and it contains a description of the Iranian video game industry and how it has grown. Descriptions of video game companies and individual video games ... More


Japan

Jennifer deWinter

in Video Games Around the World

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2015
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The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262527163.003.0022
Subject:
Computer Science, Game Studies

This essay is a history of video games in Japan, and it contains a description of the Japanese video game industry and how it has grown. Descriptions of video game companies and individual video ... More


Singapore

Peichi Chung

in Video Games Around the World

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2015
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The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262527163.003.0031
Subject:
Computer Science, Game Studies

This essay is a history of video games in Singapore, and it contains a description of the Singaporean video game industry and how it has grown. Descriptions of video game companies and individual ... More


South Korea

Peichi Chung

in Video Games Around the World

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2015
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9780262328487
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The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262527163.003.0032
Subject:
Computer Science, Game Studies

This essay is a history of video games in South Korea, and it contains a description of the South Korean video game industry and how it has grown. Descriptions of video game companies and individual ... More


Thailand

Songsri Soranastaporn

in Video Games Around the World

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2015
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Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262527163.003.0035
Subject:
Computer Science, Game Studies

This essay is a history of video games in Thailand, and it contains a description of the Thai video game industry and how it has grown. Descriptions of video game companies and individual video games ... More


United States of America

Mark J. P. Wolf

in Video Games Around the World

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2015
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The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262527163.003.0038
Subject:
Computer Science, Game Studies

This essay is a history of video games in the United States of America, and it contains a description of the American video game industry and how it has grown. The focus is mainly on how American ... More


Uruguay

Gonzalo Frasca

in Video Games Around the World

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2015
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Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262527163.003.0039
Subject:
Computer Science, Game Studies

This essay is a history of video games in Uruguay, and it contains a description of the Uruguayan video game industry and how it has grown. Descriptions of video game companies and individual video ... More


Argentina

Graciela Alicia Esnaola Horacek, Alejandro Iparraguirre, Guillermo Averbuj, and María Luján Oulton

in Video Games Around the World

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2015
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9780262527163
eISBN:
9780262328487
Item type:
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Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262527163.003.0004
Subject:
Computer Science, Game Studies

This essay is a history of video games in Argentina, and it contains a description of the Argentine video game industry and how it has grown. Descriptions of video game companies and individual video ... More


China

Anthony Y. H. Fung and Sara Xueting Liao

in Video Games Around the World

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2015
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9780262527163
eISBN:
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Item type:
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Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262527163.003.0009
Subject:
Computer Science, Game Studies

This essay is a history of video games in China, and it contains a description of the Chinese video game industry and how it has grown. Descriptions of video game companies and individual video games ... More


Hong Kong

Benjamin Wai-ming Ng

in Video Games Around the World

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2015
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Item type:
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Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262527163.003.0015
Subject:
Computer Science, Game Studies

This essay is a history of video games in Hong Kong, and it contains a description of the Hong Kong video game industry and how it has grown. Descriptions of video game companies and individual video ... More


Indonesia

Inaya Rakhmani and Hikmat Darmawan

in Video Games Around the World

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2015
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9780262527163
eISBN:
9780262328487
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262527163.003.0018
Subject:
Computer Science, Game Studies

This essay is a history of video games in Indonesia, and it contains a description of the Indonesian video game industry and how it has grown. Descriptions of video game companies and individual ... More


Video Games Around the World

Mark J. P. Wolf (ed.)

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2015
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January 2016
ISBN:
9780262527163
eISBN:
9780262328487
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262527163.001.0001
Subject:
Computer Science, Game Studies

Video games have become a global industry, and their history spans dozens of national industries, where foreign imports compete with domestic productions, legitimate industry contends with piracy, ... More


Czech Republic

Patrik Vacek

in Video Games Around the World

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2015
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DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262527163.003.0011
Subject:
Computer Science, Game Studies

This essay is a history of video games in the Czech Republic, and it contains a description of the Czech video game industry and how it has grown. Descriptions of video game companies and individual ... More


India

Souvik Mukherjee

in Video Games Around the World

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2015
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Item type:
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Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262527163.003.0017
Subject:
Computer Science, Game Studies

This essay is a history of video games in India, and it contains a description of the Indian video game industry and how it has grown. Descriptions of video game companies and individual video games ... More


The Netherlands

Christel van Grinsven and Joost Raessens

in Video Games Around the World

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2015
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9780262527163
eISBN:
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Item type:
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Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262527163.003.0024
Subject:
Computer Science, Game Studies

This essay is a history of video games in The Netherlands, and it contains a description of the Dutch video game industry and how it has grown. Descriptions of video game companies and individual ... More


Portugal

Nelson Zagalo

in Video Games Around the World

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2015
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ISBN:
9780262527163
eISBN:
9780262328487
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262527163.003.0028
Subject:
Computer Science, Game Studies

This essay is a history of video games in Portugal, and it contains a description of the Portuguese video game industry and how it has grown. Descriptions of video game companies and individual video ... More


Russia

Alexander Fedorov

in Video Games Around the World

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2015
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ISBN:
9780262527163
eISBN:
9780262328487
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262527163.003.0029
Subject:
Computer Science, Game Studies

This essay is a history of video games in Russia, and it contains a description of the Russian video game industry and how it has grown. Descriptions of video game companies and individual video ... More


Australia

Thomas H. Apperley and Daniel Golding

in Video Games Around the World

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2015
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January 2016
ISBN:
9780262527163
eISBN:
9780262328487
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262527163.003.0005
Subject:
Computer Science, Game Studies

This essay is a history of video games in Australia, and it contains a description of the Australian video game industry and how it has grown. Descriptions of video game companies and individual ... More


Austria

Konstantin Mitgutsch and Herbert Rosenstingl

in Video Games Around the World

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2015
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January 2016
ISBN:
9780262527163
eISBN:
9780262328487
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262527163.003.0006
Subject:
Computer Science, Game Studies

This essay is a history of video games in Austria, and it contains a description of the Austrian video game industry and how it has grown. Descriptions of video game companies and individual video ... More


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