Ian Bogost looks at the history of Tetris in Dan Ackerman's "The Tetris Effect."
Ian Bogost is an author and an award-winning game designer. He is Ivan Allen College Distinguished Chair in Media Studies and professor of Interactive Computing at the Georgia Institute of Technology, and a contributing editor at The Atlantic. He is the author of Play Anything: The Pleasure of Limits, the Uses of Boredom, and the Secret of Games and other works.
"Gamelife" is really a book about the incompatibility, rather than the affinity, of game life and human life.
Gone Home: a video game about releasing secrets
A Roundtable (Part 2)
A Roundtable (Part 1)