3 thoughts on “Codename Revolution

  1. I’m still not sold on “platform studies” as a field of study within the humanities. I enjoy reading about the technical details of a platform and the way those details affect the software written for it; I don’t care at all about masturbation about “haptic affordances” and “casual revolution”.

    As time goes on and general-purpose hardware components become more cost-effective than the bespoke peculiarities that characterised older platforms like the Atari VCS, gaming consoles become less and

  2. Not as gripping as the previous two books in the Platform Studies series (Racing The Beam and The Future Was Here), but still an interesting and insightful look at Nintendo Wii and the way it redefined gaming in general, and social gaming in particular.

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