Ever get the feeling that life's a game with changing rules and no clear sides? Welcome to gamespace, the world in which we live. Where others argue obsessively over violence in games, Wark contends that digital computer games are our society's emergent cultural form, a utopian version of the world as it is. Gamer Theory uncovers the significance of games in the gap between the near-perfection of actual games and the imperfect gamespace of everyday life in the rat race of free-market society.
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Review: Gamer TheoryUser Review - Steen Christiansen - Goodreads
Mckenzie Wark has written a number of strong books, this foray leads us into the world and culture of gaming, something that for Wark becomes more than simply a discussion of how video games work in ... Read full review
Review: Gamer TheoryUser Review - Muath Aziz - Goodreads
If you're a games geek and interested in philosophy then this is your book! Read full review