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In "Extra Lives," acclaimed writer and life-long video game enthusiast Tom Bissell takes the reader on an insightful and entertaining tour of the art and meaning of video games.
In just a few decades, video games have grown increasingly complex and sophisticated, and the companies that produce them are now among the most profitable in the entertainment industry. Yet few outside this world have thought deeply about how these games work, why they are so appealing, and what they are capable of artistically. Blending memoir, criticism, and first-rate reportage, "Extra Lives "is a milestone work about what might be the dominant popular art form of our time.

About Tom Bissell

Tom Bissell (Xbox Live gamertag: T C Bissell- PlayStation Network gamertag: TCBissell) is the author of "Chasing the Sea," "God Lives in St. Petersburg," and "The Father of All Things." A recipient of the Rome Prize, a Guggenheim Fellowship, and the Bay de Noc Community College Alumnus of the Year Award, he teaches fiction writing at Portland State University and lives in Portland, Oregon.

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Author : Tom Bissell
Publisher : Vintage Books
Data Published : 01 June 2011
ISBN : 0307474313
EAN : 9780307474315
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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