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Play Redux: The Form of Computer Games

Play Redux: The Form of Computer Games
by David Myers

Publisher: University of Michigan Press 2010
ISBN/ASIN: 0472050923
ISBN-13: 9780472050925
Number of pages: 192

An ambitious description and critical analysis of the aesthetic pleasures of video game play, drawing on early twentieth-century formalist theory and models of literature. Employing a concept of biological naturalism grounded in cognitive theory, Myers argues for a clear delineation between the aesthetics of play and the aesthetics of texts.

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