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Playback a Genealogy of 1980s British Videogames
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from Bloomsbury USA Academic (October 20, 2016); titled "Playback – a Genealogy of 1980s British Videogames: A Genealogy of 1980s British Videogame"
9781628924893 | details & prices | 192 pages | List price $110.00
About: Through interviews with developers, gamers, and journalists examining the phenomena of bedroom coding, arcade gaming, and format wars, mapped onto enquiry into the seminal genres of the time including driving, shooting, and maze chase, Playback: A Genealogy of 1980s British Videogames examines how 1980s Britain has become the culture of work in the 21st century and considers its meaning to contemporary society.