Download e-book for kindle: Video Games and Interactive Media: A Glimpse at New Digital by Stephane Natkin
By Stephane Natkin
This ebook explores the improvement of the online game as a brand new kind of interactive media and a template for destiny modes of leisure. whereas tv courses and flicks are predominantly passive agencies, games interact the viewers and supply not just audio-visual stimulation but additionally an enriching interplay that creates a heightened feel of immersion. via a close dialogue of gameplay and video game layout ideas, Natkin explores the character of this interplay and its effect at the leisure undefined. He explains the developmental method at the back of video game layout and the hot recommendations of narration and leisure it has brought. He then considers the way forward for gameplay with its capability for constructing new technique of creative expression and its legal responsibility to be abused as an outlet for propaganda and coercion.