Handbook of Digital Games by Marios C. Angelides,Harry Agius

By Marios C. Angelides,Harry Agius

A thorough dialogue of the current and way forward for electronic gaming

People play electronic video games for plenty of purposes, from leisure to specialist education, yet all video games proportion a similar uncomplicated features. From these simple parameters, gaming pros be capable of create the big number of video games out there this day. The Handbook of electronic Games explores the numerous issues and variables fascinated with online game production, together with gaming recommendations and instruments, online game play, and video game layout and development.

A staff of famous gaming specialists from world wide stocks their recommendations at the assorted points of online game production, delivering readers with a deep knowing and insider viewpoint at the cross-disciplinary elements of the undefined. the basics are mentioned, however the emphasis is on rising concept and know-how with themes including:

  • Player event and immersion, together with emotion
  • Automatic content material iteration and storytelling techniques
  • Collaboration and social details exchange
  • Game aesthetics
  • Simulation of video game play and crowds
  • Collision detection
  • Networking matters akin to synchronization

The booklet additionally comprises retrospective and ontological examinations of gaming, in addition to discussions approximately cellular video game play, spatial video game buildings, and education-centric gaming. In-game ads, gender stereotyping, and self sustaining video game construction also are thought of. The guide of electronic Games is a sturdy compilation of the newest details around the complete undefined, and a tremendous source for any gaming professional.

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