Understanding Video Games : The Essential Introduction by Susana Pajares Tosca, Simon Egenfeldt-Nielsen and Jonas Heide Smith (2015, Paperback, Revised) From $29.50 ...
... provides a comprehensive introduction to the field of game
studies, and highlights changes in the gaming
industry, advances in video game
scholarship, and recent trends in game
design and development including mobile, casual, educational ... and organizational aspects of the game
industry; Trace the history of games
, from the board games
of ancient Egypt to the rise of mobile gaming
; Explore the aesthetics of game
design, including rules, graphics, audio ...