Monthly Archives: February 2013

  1. Narrative In L.A. Noire

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    February 28, 2013 by trosen3

    Taking inspiration from the stylized 1940s and 1950s Hollywood crime dramas of the film noir period, Rockstar Games’ and Team …
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  2. Video Game Analysis Assignment

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    February 21, 2013 by tanineallison

    •Email to me (Word doc or PDF) by 11:59 pm on Friday 3/1 AND post to the blog –Comment on …
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  3. Leveling Up Playerkilling as Ethical Self-Cultivation – Article Report

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    February 18, 2013 by andrewdwtinsley

    It is hard to judge what is ethical in a game. In Eve online a “mercenary group”, in one year, …
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  4. Game Narrative, Girls, and Education- Article Report #1

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    February 10, 2013 by jenniferashiru

    Girl Gamers the controversy Game and narrative have a rather complicated relationship.  One question that frequently arises is can games …
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  5. The Gaming Community’s Perception of Lara Croft

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    February 9, 2013 by pitak22

       Helen W. Kennedy presents a complex argument mapping out the confines of defining  Lara Croft as either a feminist …
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  6. FIFA & Breaking the “Magic Circle”

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    February 9, 2013 by nrbontha

    In his 1938 book Homo Ludens, Dutch historian Johan Huizinga coined the term “magic circle” to make the argument that …
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  7. Does Online Multiplayer Always Make Sense?

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    February 8, 2013 by namaram

    Recently there’s been a large push in the console game industry to add a new feature to many major title …
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  8. video game article

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    February 8, 2013 by kxrodri

    Kevin Rodriguez The article Improving Multi-Tasking Ability Through Action Video Games comes to the conclusion that video games, specifically action …
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  9. Game Over: Analysis of CNN article “Why Console Gaming is Dying” by Blake Snow

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    February 8, 2013 by aliymahmed

    By Aliy Ahmed   An article on Ars Technica has reported that Sony is on the verge of patenting technology which …
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  10. Analysis on the Virtual Economy

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    February 8, 2013 by omar373

    Edward Castronova’s purpose for his study is to examine how the existence of a virtual economy compares and contrasts to …
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