product description page

Post-9/11 Video Game : A Critical Examination (Paperback) (Marc A. Ouellette & Jason C. Thompson)

$35.00
shipping to 10001 only 3 left
get it by Fri, Apr 27 with standard shipping.
free order pickup not available
not sold at Manhattan Herald Square

about this item

The authors examine video games since 9/11, specifically war games like Call of Duty, Battlefield, Medal of Honor, and Syphon Filter and their allegorical function, and compare pre-9/11 video games that involve single-player first-person shooter fighting in World War II Europe with post-9/11 video games, namely online multi-player first-person shooter fighting in the “war on terror.” They discuss the city as the dominant landscape in post-9/11 games like Missile Command and Call of Duty: Black Ops; consumerism and the marketplace as sites for battle; how post-9/11 games, specifically Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare, depart from the World War II theater and shift to Europe and the Middle East; how wartime enlistment posters and Army slogans have changed from a rhetoric of family to one of the individual soldier, using the example of Medal of Honor: Rising Sun; masculinity and the homosocial in games; and masculinity, consumerism, and technology in Call of Duty: Modern Warfare. Annotation ©2017 Ringgold, Inc., Portland, OR (protoview.com)

more to consider

  • Princeton Review Essential Toefl Vocabulary Flashcards : 500 Essential Vocabulary Words to Help Boost

    $12.23

  • Prince of This World (Paperback) (Adam Kotsko)

    $21.80

  • Pop Goes the Decade : The Fifties -  (Pop Goes the Decade) by Ralph G. Giordano (Hardcover)

    $89.00

  • Politics of Weapons Inspections : Assessing WMD Monitoring and Verification Regimes (Hardcover) (Nathan

    $95.00

  • Lifestyle TV (Paperback) (Laurie Ouellette)

    $29.95

recommended

  • Love Print Throw Pillow Collection - Surya

    $25.49 - $33.99

  • Garmin Vivosmart® 3 Fitness Assessment Monitor Small/Medium - Black

    $119.99

  • Five finger death pu - Wrong side of heaven/Righteous v1 (CD)

    $12.29

  • Women's Pair of Thieves Sport Socks (Jubilee) - Black 6-10

    $5.98

  • Aveeno® Ultra-Calming® Daily Moisturizer For Sensitive Skin With Broad Spectrum SPF 15 - 4 fl oz

    $13.79


from the manufacturer


guest reviews

Prices, promotions, styles and availability may vary by store & online. See our price match guarantee. See how a store is chosen for you.