Cover of: Extra lives | Tom Bissell

Extra lives

why video games matter

1st ed.

Published by Pantheon Books in New York .
Written in English.

About the Book

A personal assessment of the author's addiction to video games explores his favorites, their roles as modern forms of popular art, and their habit-forming appeal while considering how he has neglected his professional and social responsibilities in favorof gaming activities.

Table of Contents

The unbearable lightness of games
The grammar of fun
Mass effects
Far cries
Grand thefts

Edition Notes

Includes index.


Dewey Decimal Class 794.8
Library of Congress GV1469.3 .B55 2010

The Physical Object

Format Hardcover
Pagination xiv, 218 p. ;
Number of pages 218

ID Numbers

Open Library OL24740925M
Internet Archive extraliveswhyvid00biss
ISBN 10 0307378705
ISBN 13 9780307378705
LC Control Number 2009039602
OCLC/WorldCat 452281355

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