“Computer and Video Games: The Next Generation” by Bradshaw, Hershey, Jenkins, Mallinson and Weaver

  • ©Lucy Bradshaw, Tom Hershey, Henry Jenkins, Dominic Mallinson, and Christopher Weaver

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Entry Number: 02

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    Computer and Video Games: The Next Generation

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    In 1999, computer and video games earned a total of $7.4 billion in the United States. In the same year, gross feature-film box office revenue totalled $7.5 billion. This panel examined the history and present state of game development. It focused on how increased computing power, metadesign, media convergence, and online access will change the face of this industry. And it examined the moral obligations that developers face as they select content.

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