NYU Steinhardt

Video Games: Culture and Industry

  • Course Number: MCC-UE 1008
  • Hours: 45
  • Units: 4
  • Description: Examines the emergence of video games as sites of contemporary cultural production & practice. Special attention is given to the symbolic & aesthetic dimensions of video games, including their various narratives forms and sub-genres, & concentrates on their interactive dimensions. The course provides insight into the emerging trends in the interface between humans & media technologies. The course also situates video games within the business practices of the entertainment industries.
  • Old Course Number: E59.1008