GCIN2012

Introduction to video games studies

Credits:

Period:

Assessment:

6

TBC

100% coursework

Prerequisite:

Nil

Co-requisite:

Nil

Description

Interdisciplinary Elective Course


This course is an introduction to the exciting new field of video game studies. The course starts with tracing the historical background and recent development of the video game industry, followed by discussions on the major methods and approaches used to analyze video games as a cultural product. Through in-depth and comparative study of video games in social, economic, aesthetic, psychological, and gender perspectives, the course aims to engage students in a critical discourse on the major debates surrounding the medium.


GCIN2012 Outline

Professor: