Videogames and Postcolonialism: Empire Plays Back


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This book focuses on the almost entirely neglected treatment of empire and colonialism in videogames. From its inception in the nineties, Game Studies has kept away from these issues despite the early popularity of videogame franchises such as Civilization and Age of Empire. This book examines the complex ways in which some videogames construct conceptions of spatiality, political systems, ethics and society that are often deeply imbued with colonialism. Moving beyond questions pertaining to European and American gaming ...

Videogames and Postcolonialism: Empire Plays Back 2017, Springer International Publishing AG, Cham

ISBN-13: 9783319548210