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Review of Ian Bogost's Persuasive Games

It’s easy to draw from common knowledge and observation the impact of videogames in today’s culture.  Now more than ever audiences can experience virtual worlds filled with advanced computer-generated worlds, scenarios, and characters.  With this unique brand of interactive entertainment one calls into question the practices of this medium and how it continues to be a booming industry.   Why give your time and attention to this medium?  What should people invest in playing?  And to what extent are the intended messages being presented to the players?  All of these questions need to be answered but where to begin?   Ian Bogost...
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