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Can a Video Game Express Modernist Values?

AS AN EXPRESSIVE MEDIUM, video games have a strange way of reducing central concepts of modernist art and theory to basic operational elements. The technical specifications of “point of view” that have preoccupied novelists since the turn of the 20th century are crudely literalized within game... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Review of Books'

[ Los Angeles Review of Books | 2020-10-31 17:00:02 UTC ]
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PRH Audio partners with comic book publisher Rebellion

Penguin Random House UK has announced a new partnership between its audio division and Rebellion, a publisher of comic books, fiction and video games, in response to increasing demand for science fiction audio. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-03-18 22:09:16 UTC ]
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404 Ink lands Donnelly book on video games and mental health

Indie 404 Ink has landed a part-memoir, part-investigation of how video games can positively impact mental health from journalist Joe Donnelly. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-31 16:31:20 UTC ]
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‘The Last Kids on Earth’ leaps from books to Netflix to toys. Next stop: billion-dollar franchise

The brand strategy behind the best-selling book series expanding to Netflix, toys, and video games. When my son Henry was seven he hated reading. Hated it. Loved the story part, hated the reading part. Now 10 years old, Henry is rarely farther than arm’s length away from a book.Read Full Story Continue reading at 'Fast Company'

[ Fast Company | 2019-10-30 07:00:43 UTC ]
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In Jason Reynolds’s Powerful New Book, Stories Stitch Together a Neighborhood

The kids in “Look Both Ways,” a National Book Award finalist, share hustles, jokes, video games, board tricks, secret messages and private dreams. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2019-10-08 20:46:07 UTC ]
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Prima Games to Shutter Next Spring

The U.S.-based DK imprint, which publishes strategy guides to video games, will stop commissioning new titles immediately, and will be discontinued in spring 2019. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-11-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Headline scoops McNeil's history of video games

Headline will publish a book about the history of video games by comedian and gaming expert Steve McNeil. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-09-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Dare YOU face the orcs? 80s game books Fighting Fantasy return

The role-playing adventure books sold 20m copies in the 80s, before being eclipsed by video games. Now they’re back with a new story by Charlie Higson, can they captivate the web generation?Ian Livingstone calls it the “five-fingered bookmark”: that grip known to children of the 80s and 90s.... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2018-04-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Upstart 50 Creative: Matt Oehrlein and Gui Cavalcanti, Co-founders at Megabots

For decades, the creators of movies, comic books and video games have dreamed up a future where giant robots engage in combat. Inspired by their childhood fandom and aided by extensive expertise in robotics, Matt Oehrlein and Gui Cavalcanti decided to make that fantasy a reality. Continue reading at 'Silicon Valley Business Journal'

[ Silicon Valley Business Journal | 2017-09-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Uncharted, Ubisoft Lead Gamescom Chatter on Facebook

Facebook revealed the most talked about video games and consoles on its platform during Gamescom, the German trade fair taking place Aug. 22 through 26. During the week of Gamescom, Facebook said more than 14 million users were behind 29 million interactions (posts, comments, Reactions and... Continue reading at 'AdWeek'

[ AdWeek | 2017-08-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Facebook: Before E3, 2K, Bethesda Are Among the Top Trending Publishers

The Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) takes place in Los Angeles June 13 through 15, and as the excitement builds, Facebook revealed the top trending video games and publishers on its platform leading into the show. The top trending publishers and video games were those that experienced the... Continue reading at 'AdWeek'

[ AdWeek | 2017-06-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Flashy monster battles in 'Yu-Gi-Oh! The Dark Side of Dimensions' will delight fans

When Kazuki Takahashi’s manga “Yu-Gi-Oh” debuted in 1996, it spawned a mammoth franchise that includes the iconic Duel Monsters card game, TV shows, video games and character merchandise. The fourth feature, “Yu-Gi-Oh! The Dark Side of Dimensions,” was released in Japan in 2016 to mark its 20th... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2017-01-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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10 Great Graphic Novels About Video Games

While comic books based on video games are easy to find, comics about gaming are few and far between. Here are 10 great examples of comic books about gaming. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-03-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Playster All-Media Subscription Service Debuts in U.S.

The multi-content subscription service, in beta since 2014, has gone live. It offers tiered access to books, TV/film, music and video games, and has partnerships with such publishers as HarperCollins and Simon & Schuster. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-12-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon scraps trade-in programme

Amazon is scrapping its Trade-In programme from the end of this month. Currently, books, video games and other items can be traded in on Amazon’s website in return for Amazon gift cards.  But the company has told customers it is now closing the programme for good on the 31st August and will... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-08-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Games Meet Books at Gamescom Cologne

Gamescon Cologne and the Frankfurt Book Fair invited rights pros from book publishing, video games and others to meet and discuss rights and licensing. The post Games Meet Books at Gamescom Cologne appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2015-08-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Ebooks are unfamiliar waters for digital pirates, according to UK survey

Publishing sector has the lowest level of illegal downloads in the entertainment industry, with book piracy at half the rate of copyright theft in film and musicFor publishers, fresh from winning a landmark ruling forcing internet service providers to block illegal ebook download sites in Russia... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2015-07-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Millennial News Site Mic Premieres First Video Series in 2015 Push

Opening up a video division has become new-media companies' way of announcing their arrival. In the past couple of years, BuzzFeed and Vox Media have seriously stepped up their video games, launching in-house production studios with names like BuzzFeed Motion Pictures and Vox Entertainment.Now... Continue reading at 'Advertising Age'

[ Advertising Age | 2015-03-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Best Of MoMA Curator Paola Antonelli's Reddit AMA

The MoMA Curator of Architecture and Design reveals favorite books and video games and thoughts on skeuomorphism and the future of design.Yesterday, Paola Antonelli, senior curator of architecture and design at New York City's Museum of Modern Art, let the masses pick her brain in a Reddit AMA .... Continue reading at 'Fast Company'

[ Fast Company | 2015-03-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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LIMA report reveals top children's brands

Harry Potter, The Gruffalo, and Horrid Henry are the top book brands for children, according to a report commissioned by the Licensing Industry Merchandisers’ Association (LIMA). The report—released at the Brand Licensing Europe (BLE) exhibition, held in London last week—found that books were... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2014-10-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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