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Invigorating play : the role of affect in online multiplayer fps games

Moore, Christopher 2012, Invigorating play : the role of affect in online multiplayer fps games, in Guns, grenades, and grunts : first-person shooter games, Continuum, New York, N.Y., pp.341-364.

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Title Invigorating play : the role of affect in online multiplayer fps games
Author(s) Moore, Christopher
Title of book Guns, grenades, and grunts : first-person shooter games
Editor(s) Call, Joshua
Voorhees, Gerald A.
Whitlock, Katie
Publication date 2012
Series Approaches to digital game studies; v. 2
Chapter number 15
Total chapters 17
Start page 341
End page 364
Total pages 24
Publisher Continuum
Place of Publication New York, N.Y.
Keyword(s) games FPS
video gamers
FPS
first person shooter action
play violence
Summary This chapter reexamines the relationship between the representative capacities of violent video games and the military industrial entertainment complex. It proposes a study of the affective capacities of violent militarised online multiplayer games to expand the limited accounts of the dominance of the military discourse and better understand what is going one while gamers play.
ISBN 9781441193537
Language eng
Field of Research 200102 Communication Technology and Digital Media Studies
200199 Communication and Media Studies not elsewhere classified
Socio Economic Objective 950299 Communication not elsewhere classified
HERDC Research category B1 Book chapter
HERDC collection year 2012
Copyright notice ©2012, Continuum
Persistent URL http://hdl.handle.net/10536/DRO/DU:30050376

Document type: Book Chapter
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