Bloomsbury Design Library - Search Results
Loading

Results

  • Game Design Close
Sort By:  1-10 of 21 (3 pages)
Results per page:
         

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.

Search for publications

The Visual Dictionary of Illustration

AVA Book, 2009

Book Chapter

...No extract of this content is available for preview...

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

Encyclopedia Article

...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...

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

Book Chapter

...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....

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.

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....

Digital Art and Visual Culture

Charlie Gere

Charlie Gere is Reader in New Media Research at Lancaster University and is the author of Digital Culture. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

Search for publications

The Handbook of Visual Culture

Berg, 2012

Book Chapter

...The digital has come to define our culture in a number of different ways, including, though by no means limited to, the material means by which that culture stores and disseminates its productions. As such it might be compared to earlier...

Electronic Arts (1982–)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...Electronic Arts, Inc. (EA) is a large-scale American developer, marketer, publisher, and distributor of video games. EA occupies a large market share of the games industry and has acquired numerous gaming studios across the globe...