Newsgames - Procedural Rhetoric Meets Political Cartoons

@inproceedings{Treanor2009NewsgamesP,
  title={Newsgames - Procedural Rhetoric Meets Political Cartoons},
  author={Mike Treanor},
  booktitle={DiGRA Conference},
  year={2009}
}
Video games have been created about political and s ocial issues since the early days of the medium. In rece nt y ars, many developers are rapidly creating and releasing games in response to current events. These games are bei ng referred to as newsgames. With an increasing numbe r of people citing the internet as their primary news so urce, it would appear that newsgames could become an importa nt part of how people understand current events and co uld rise to be an important and expressive… CONTINUE READING
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