Week 6: web links

Lecture one: ‘archaeology of video games’:

These are some of the key books on the archaeology of new media in general…

New Media, 1740-1915 (free chapter).

Multimedia : From Wagner to Virtual Reality

Virtual Art : From Illusion to Immersion

Deep Time of the Media : Toward an Archaeology of Hearing and Seeing by Technical Means

Devices of Wonder : From the World in a Box to Images on a Screen

Multimedia Histories: From the Magic Lantern to the Internet

And forthcoming in April 2011 is another one, from the prestigious Oxford University Press: Multiplying Worlds : Romanticism, Modernity, and the Emergence of Virtual Reality

Lecture two:

Handbook of Computer Game Studies is one of the key textbooks on game studies.


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