Vol. 11 No. 2 (Sep. 2018):

Encounters in the ‘Game-Over Era’: The Americas in/and Video Games

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Mahshid Mayar, Bielefeld University:
A game (simulation) is a game (interactive technology) is a game
(lifestyle) is a game (live archive): An Introduction

Daniel Giere, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität Munich:
Let’s Play the Boston Tea Party – Exemplary Analysis of Historical
Events in Digital Games

Eugen Pfister, Hochschule der Künste Bern:
“In a world without gold, we might have been heroes!” Cultural
Imaginations of Piracy in Video Games

Stefan Schubert, Leipzig University:
Columbian Nightmare: Narrative, History, and Nationalism in
BioShock Infinite

Mahshid Mayar, Bielefeld University & Stephen Joyce ,Aarhus University:
The Post-Apocalyptic and the Ludic: An Interview with
Dr. Stephen Joyce

Naima Shaheen, Bielefeld University:
Book Review “Cultural Code: Video Games and Latin America”

Leonid Moyzhes, Russian State University for the Humanities:
Book Review “Digital Games as History”

Phillip Penix-Tadsen, Bielefeld University:
Afterword: Regional Game Studies and Historical Representation”