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THE POKÉMON GO PHENOMENON: ESSAYS ON PUBLIC PLAY IN CONTESTED SPACES

Jamie Henthorn, Andrew Kulak, Kristopher Purzycki, Stephanie Vie, Wendi Sierra, Ginger Burgoon, Ryan S. Eanes, Claire Y. van den Broek, Jill Anne Morris, Jason Chew Kit Tham, Deondre Smiles, Eric Murnane, Kristen L. Cole, Alexis Pulos, Cody Mejeur, Peter Schaefer, Margaret Schwartz, Luiz Adolfo Andrade, William Heili, Chen Xu, Nichola Jon Crane, Matthew Wilhelm Kapell



 

Pokémon Go is not just play--the game has had an impact on public spaces, social circles and technology, suggesting new ways of experiencing our world. This collection of new essays explores what Pokémon Go can tell us about how and why we play.


Covering a range of topics from mobile hardware and classroom applications to social conflict and urban planning, the contributors approach Pokémon Go from both practical and theoretical angles, anticipating the impact play will have on our digitally augmented world.

 

PUBLICATION DETAILS

LANGUAGE

BINDING

EDITION

ISBN

YEAR

PAGES

English

Paperback


9781476674131

2019

235

English

eBook

N/A

2019

235

 

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Publishers: #McFarland (McFarland)

Languages: #English

Year: #Year2019

Genres: #GameStudies


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Games: #Pokemon (Pokemon Go)


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#StudiesInGaming (Studies in Gaming)

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