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Global Game Industries and Cultural Policy

Anthony Fung editor.

Cham : Springer International Publishing : Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan ; 2016

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  • Titolo:
    Global Game Industries and Cultural Policy
  • Altro autore: Anthony Fung editor.
  • Editore: Cham : Springer International Publishing : Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan
  • Anno: 2016
  • Descrizione fisica: 1 online resource (344 pages) : illustrations, tables..
  • Descrizione: Introduction (Anthony Fung) -- Session I. Creative Industries and Cultural Policy -- Chapter 1. Creative industry and Cultural Policy in Asia reconsidered (Anthony Fung) -- Chapter 2. Creative industries and Cool Japan (Koichi Iwabuchi) -- Chapter 3. Before the gold rush: Culture without industry in China (Michael Keane) -- Session II. Regional Game Industries -- Chapter 4. Globalizing Chinese Online Game Industry: From Incubation, Hybridization to Structural Expansion in the Past Two Decades (Carlos K. F. Cheung and Anthony Fung) -- Chapter 5. The Role of Dual Institutional- And Technological Entrepreneurship in The Formation of the Japanese Social Game Industry (Mirko Ernkvist) -- Chapter 6. Revisiting Creative Industry Models for Game Industry Development in Southeast Asia (Pei-chi Chung) -- Chapter 7. The Globally Integrated Network of South Korean Online Game Industry: Introduction (Pei-chi Chung) -- Chapter 8. Media Globalization in Cultural Industries on 21st Century: A Case Study of Taiwan’s Online Gaming Industry (Lai Chi Chen) -- Chapter 9. A Patchwork of Potential: A Survey of the European Game Industry (David Nieborg and Jeroen de Kloet) -- Chapter 10. Contested Reception of the Free-To-Play Business Model in the North American Video Game Market (Matthew M. Chew) -- Session III. Mobile Play -- Chapter 11. Beyond the Game of Cat and Mouse: Challenges of Discoverability and Piracy In Mobile Gaming Market (Elaine Jing Zhao) -- Chapter 12. The Place of the Mobile Play: Camera Phone Play and Gamified Locative Media (Larissa Hjorth) -- Session IV. Online Games -- Chapter 13. Online Game Worlds as a Virtual Co-presence across National Borders (Holin Lin and Chuen-Tsai Sun) -- Chapter 14. The Decline of MMOs (Richard A. Bartle) -- Chapter 15. Governance Challenges in the Global Games Industry (Darryl Woodford) -- Index.
    ‘As gaming overtakes heritage entertainments in East Asia as rapidly as elsewhere, Global Game Industries and Cultural Policy fills an important gap by surveying the region. Its focus on the continued role of national policy, from internal censorship to brand nationalism, constitutes an important corrective to the rhetoric of globalization.’ – Professor Chris Berry, King’s College London, UK ‘The games industry globally has had astounding growth - overtaking music and film in global sector size some years ago - and Asia is where much of this growth and innovation in modes of player engagement is happening. Anthony Fung's new collection takes us to the rapidly beating heart of this industry, giving us the latest industry lowdown while situating the analysis in the broader contexts of dynamic creative industries and cultural policy initiatives.’- Stuart Cunningham, Distinguished Professor of Media and Communications, Queensland University of Technology This is the first book that sheds light on global game industries and cultural policy. The scope covers the emerging and converging theory and models on cultural industries and its development, and their connection to national cultural policy and globalization. The primary focus of the book is on Asian cultural policy and industries while there are implicit comparisons throughout the book to compare Asia to other global markets. This book is aimed at advanced undergraduates, graduate students and faculty members in programs addressing cultural policy and digital games. It will also be of interest to those within the cultural policy community and to digital games professionals. .
  • Soggetti: Cultural policy; Ethnology-Asia; Game theory; Industries; Youth-Social life and customs; Cultural Policy and Politics; Asian Culture; Game Theory; Industries; Youth Culture
  • Titoli correlati: Collana: Palgrave Global Media Policy and Business
  • Lingua: Inglese
  • Identificativo: ISBN: 3-319-40760-0
  • Lo trovi in: Risorse Elettroniche UniNA "Federico II"

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