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Transmedia Storytelling

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Transmedia Storytelling is a concept that explains the distribution of media content across multiple media platforms. In a multi-layered media landscape, content is no longer confined to one medium, but rather works across media boundaries.
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Convergence culture in the video game industry

Paper
Szymon Zbiegniewski
05/12/2022
10 minutes to read

The NorCal and SCal culture industries are converging on multiple levels, and one of them is the video game industry. This paper explores how Fortnite revolutionized the way we perceive games.

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Misogyny: A Gaming Company against the Community

Article
Clara Daniels
11/01/2022
16 minutes to read

The gamer stereotype is slowly changing which is shown through the community's response to the misogynic activities that the gaming company Blizzard-Activision engaged in.

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Sublimity in Everybody's Gone to the Rapture

Paper
Bethany Maclachlan
17/12/2021
14 minutes to read

This paper investigates how the game Everybody’s Gone to the Rapture creates a sublime experience for players. It reveals that the game explores concepts relating to sublimity which enable an experience that could be considered sublime.

TACOMA(2017) (Steve Gaynor, Nina Freeman)

Review
Daniel Obubo
12/12/2021
10 minutes to read

This review explores the procedural and rhetorical rules involved in videogames as well as narrative and database aesthetic techniques utilized in the 2017 adventure videogame Tacoma.

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Games, Gaming and Culture

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Gaming has not only become a multibillion industry, it is now a sports and a network of different socio-cultural scenes. In this Diggit file, our authors dig deep into the world of gaming by focusing on gaming from different angles. 

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Alice in Wonderland and the power of medium

Paper
Rebecca de Jongh
16/08/2021
6 minutes to read

A beloved story like Alice in Wonderland can completely change if the narrative is told through a different medium, such as a video game.