The Battle for Azeroth: Adventure, Alliance, and Addiction in the World of Warcraft (Smart Pop series)
Aimed at dedicated fans of the role playing game World of Warcraft, this dynamic collection of essays explores the undying fascination with a game that is a welcome escape from reality for millions of people around the world. Gaming experts, developers, and bestselling sci-fi authors examine the overwhelming success of the game and the underlying motivations for gamers to spend, on average, as much time as they would at a part-time job battling in the world of Azeroth, and address issues ranging from economics and psychology to addiction and game ethics are addressed, as are the outstanding design of the game and the histories of several main characters.
In this groundbreaking look at the future of education, game scientist David Williamson Shaffer offers a new and powerful way of looking at school, technology, and even thinking itself: a new model of education for a high-tech, digital world of global competition. How Computer Games Help Children ...
Since the 2003 publication of the groundbreaking Killer Poker Online, the Internet game has exploded and the online poker landscape has completely changed. More than 150,000 people are logged in and playing online for real money every day. What does this mean for you? Lots of opportunities ...
Andrew Burn, David Buckingham, Diane Carr, Gareth Schott, John Thompson. Computer Games: Text, Narrative and Play
Computer games are one of the most exciting and rapidly evolving media of our time. Revenues from console and computer games have now overtaken those from Hollywood movies; and online gaming is one of the fastest-growing areas of the internet. Games are no longer just kids' stuff: the majority ...
BradyGames' Way of the Samurai 2 Official Strategy Guide includes a comprehensive walkthrough for each possible story path in the game. Detailed area maps pinpoint enemy and item locations. Expert fighting techniques. Tips for collecting all swords and items in the game. Game secrets and more ...