Videogames and Postcolonialism: Empire Plays Back through Souvik Mukherjee
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Overview: This ebook makes a speciality of the virtually completely not noted remedy of empire and colonialism in videogames. From its inception within the nineties, Game Studies has refrained from those problems regardless of the early acclaim for videogame franchises corresponding to Civilization and Age of Empire. This ebook examines the complicated techniques wherein some videogames assemble conceptions of spatiality, political techniques, ethics and society which might be incessantly deeply imbued with colonialism. Moving past questions bearing on European and American gaming cultures, this ebook addresses problems that relate to an international target audience – together with, particularly, the thousands and thousands who play videogames within the previously colonised international locations, searching for to make a well timed intervention through developing a bigger consciousness of worldwide cultural problems in videogame analysis. Addressing a big hole in Game Studies analysis, this ebook will connect with discourses of post-colonial idea at huge and thereby, supply any other entry-point for this new medium of virtual verbal exchange into better Humanities discourses.
Genre: Non-Fiction > General