Videogames are one of the most culturally, socially, and economically significant, not to mention pervasive, media forms. It is hardly surprising, then, that every day, millions of adults and children around the globe dedicate countless hours to exploring virtual worlds, assuming alternative identities, and engaging in digital play. Yet for all this, there is relatively little critical discussion of videogames. This guide provides a map of the most important games from the 1960s to the present day that will satisfy both novices and acolytes alike as it journeys through the most interesting, innovative, and entertaining titles of the first forty years of videogames.Meteos 2005 Q Entertainment Released in 2005 for Nintendo DS, Meteos is a puzzle game that combines elements of Tetris, Columns and Zoo Keeper. ... Though both of the DSa#39;s dual screens are used, the game essentially takes place on the lower display with the upper being ... Lumines is a thoughtful, almost relaxingly trance-like experience that demands sensitivity to the changing rhythms of theanbsp;...
|Author||:||James Newman, Iain Simons|
|Publisher||:||British Film Institute - 2007-06-04|