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Atari

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...Atari, from the Japanese word meaning “to hit” as a target, was key in setting the video game industry into motion. Nolan Bushnell founded the company in Sunnyvale, California, in 1972, when Pong was released, one of the first successful...

Entertainment

Mark Wigan

Mark Wigan was subject leader for illustration at Camberwell College, UK, and later for Graphic Design at the University of Salford, UK. He is currently a lecturer in illustration at Hull College, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Visual Dictionary of Illustration

AVA Publishing SA, 2009

eBook

...This 1950s Taxi board game box is by Ariel. Photography by Mark WiganA great deal of illustration falls under the category of entertainment wherein its main function is to amuse and divert. Before digital video games and virtual...

Dark User Experience: From Manipulation to Deception

Ethics in Design and Communication : Critical Perspectives

Bloomsbury Academic, 2020

eBook

...Introduction Hassenzahl defines user experience (UX) as “the momentary feeling (good or bad) while interacting with a product or service.”Marc Hassenzahl, “User Experience (UX): Towards an Experiential Perspective on Product Quality...

Designing Ethics Tools for Self-reflection, Collaboration, and Facilitation

Ethics in Design and Communication : Critical Perspectives

Bloomsbury Academic, 2020

eBook

...Introduction Who are we, as designers, and who do we want to be? We first began to consider this question in 2015 at an Interaction Design Association (IxDA) meeting in Boston, Massachussetts, where we explored the ethics...

Blizzard Entertainment (1991–)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...Blizzard Entertainment is an American games development company based in Irvine, California, known as one of the leading creators of real-time strategy games. Their three main intellectual properties include the World of Warcraft...

Miyamoto, Shigeru 宮本茂 (1952–)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Miyamoto is a Japanese video game designer. After studying industrial design at the Kanazawa College of Art, Japan, he was employed as an artist by Nintendo in 1977 and worked on one of their first coin-operated arcade games. He created...

n-Space (1994–)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...Independent American video game development company n-Space has produced multiple titles for a wide range of platforms including Call of Duty, James Bond, Star Wars, Toy Story, and TRON. n-Space was established in 1994 by three former...

Konami Corp.

Clive Edwards

Clive Edwards is Professor in Design History at Loughborough University, UK. His authored works include: Interior Design: A Critical Introduction (Bloomsbury 2010), Encyclopedia of Furnishing Textiles, Floorcoverings and Home Furnishing Practices 1200-1950 (2007); Turning Houses into Homes (2005), Encyclopaedia of Furniture Materials Trades and Techniques (2000), Twentieth Century Furniture, its materials, manufacture and markets (1994), and Victorian Furniture, Technology and Design (1993). He has also contributed a number of articles to the Encyclopedia of Interior Design (1997), and has published a number of scholarly articles and essays in edited works. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...Konami Corp. is a Japanese designer and manufacturer of gaming machines, pachinko, including arcade games, slot machines and MSX, PC, and video games for platforms including PlayStation 3, PSP, Xbox 360, Nintendo 3DS, Wii, and PC...

BioWare (1995–)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...Canadian video game development company founded by three medical school graduates in 1995, heavily influential in the role-playing game (RPG) genre, BioWare launched multiple popular game titles including Baldur’s Gate, Neverwinter Nights...

The Interior: Television, Gaming, and New Media

The Handbook of Interior Architecture and Design

Bloomsbury Academic, 2013

eBook

...Introduction This chapter is set in six scenes, some drawn from the authors own experience and others from wider research. My grandmother watches Gone with the Wind in 1941. My father watches the coronation of Elizabeth II in 1952....