Video Game Narrative and Criticism: Playing the Story

  • Authors
  • Tamer Thabet

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-viii
  2. Tamer Thabet
    Pages 1-10
  3. Tamer Thabet
    Pages 11-48
  4. Tamer Thabet
    Pages 49-71
  5. Back Matter
    Pages 72-78

About this book


The book provides a comprehensive application of narrative theory to video games, and presents the player-response paradigm of game criticism. Video Game Narrative and Criticism explains the nature of gameplay - a psychological experience and a meaning-making process in the fictional world of video games.


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