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Interview with Extra Lives Author Tom Bissell

Interview with Extra Lives Author Tom Bissell

Written by (@paxrock) on August 19, 2010 in Features

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This past June Tom Bissell’s new book Extra Lives: Why Video Games Matter hit store shelves. The book, a thoughtful and smart analysis of gaming, gaming culture, and gaming’s personal effects, quickly gained both Internet buzz and critical acclaim. The Married Gamers recently had the chance to talk with author Tom Bissell about Extra Lives,… Read More »


Extra Lives: Why Video Games Matter (Book Review)

Extra Lives: Why Video Games Matter (Book Review)

Written by (@paxrock) on August 5, 2010 in Features, Reviews

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With the rise in prominence of video games and the proliferation of blogs on the Internet a new field of writing known as games criticism has begun to emerge. These are writers who, discontent with the news and review focus of most games journalism, have etched out a place for themselves writing thoughtfully and analytically… Read More »