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Fun Inc. free pdf 'Tom Chatfield's "Fun Inc." is the most elegant and comprehensive defence of the status of computer games in our culture I have read, as well as a helpful compendium of research...The numbers surrounding the sector are certainly thudding. By the end of 2008, annual sales of video games - not including consoles or devices - was $40 billion, comfortably outstripping the movie business. In the same year, Nintendo's employees were more profitable per head than Google's. The sheer pervasiveness of game experience - 99 per cent of teenage boys and 94 per cent of teenage girls having played a video game - means that instant naffness falls upon those who express a musty disdain for the medium. In fact, as "Fun Inc." elegantly explains, computer game-playing has a very strong claim to be one of the most vital test-beds for intellectual enquiry' - "Independent".

About Tom Chatfield

Tom Chatfield completed his doctorate at St John's College, Oxford, before moving to London to work as a full-time writer and editor. He is currently the arts and books editor at Prospect magazine.

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Author : Tom Chatfield
Publisher : Virgin Books
Data Published : 06 January 2011
ISBN : 0753519453
EAN : 9780753519455
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 272 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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