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Game On, Hollywood!: Essays on the Intersection of Video Games and Cinema
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Game On, Hollywood!: Essays on the Intersection of Video Games and Cinema

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The 14 essays in Game on, Hollywood! take on several points of game and film intersection.

They look at storylines, aesthetics, mechanics, and production. The book is about adaptation (video game to film, film to video game), but it is even more about narrative. The essays draw attention to the ways and possibilities of telling a story. They consider differences and similarities across modes of storytelling (showing, telling, interacting), explore the consequences of time, place and ideology, and propose critical approaches to the vastness of narrative in the age of multimedia storytelling.

The video games and film texts discussed include The Warriors (1979 film; 2005 video game), GoldenEye (1995 film), GoldenEye 007 (1997 and 2011 video games), Buffy the Vampire Slayer (2000-2004, television show), Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Chaos Bleeds (2003 video game), Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time (2003 video game; 2010 film), the Star Wars franchise empire (1977 on), Afro Samurai (2009 video game), and Disney's Epic Mickey (2010 video game).

Note: This digital edition includes the PDF and ePub versions of the book.

 
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Pages
233
ISBN
9781476601854
Publisher Stock #
9780786471140
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File Last Updated:
May 19, 2014
This title was added to our catalog on June 03, 2013.
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McFarland
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