INTRODUCTION

With the enormous growth of the World Wide Web in the last two decades, the rise of mobile platforms and casual games, and an increasing number of game creation programs, the entrance requirements to the global video game industry are lower than ever. Small video game companies are appearing all aro...

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Published in: Video Games Around the World p. 1
Main Author: Mark J. P. Wolf
Format: Book Chapter
Language: English
Published: The MIT Press 05-22-2015
Subjects:
Law
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Summary: With the enormous growth of the World Wide Web in the last two decades, the rise of mobile platforms and casual games, and an increasing number of game creation programs, the entrance requirements to the global video game industry are lower than ever. Small video game companies are appearing all around the world, each hoping for a hit that will bring it international attention and fame, both of which can grow much faster due to the Internet. With this rise in game production, many more countries have their own video game industries and their own national histories of video games,
ISBN: 0262527162
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