Videogames and Horror: From Amnesia to Zombies, Run!

Videogames and Horror: From Amnesia to Zombies, Run!

by Dawn Stobbart


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Each chapter in this book focuses on a specific aspect of horror and gaming, considering videogames as textual artifacts and situating videogames as part of the humanities, demonstrated by specific examples. Topics include monsters, the role of death in gaming and horror, and how storytelling is used in gaming. An introduction to horror in videogames, it gives readers a broad overview and introduction to the medium and the genre.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781786834362
Publisher: University of Wales Press
Publication date: 11/08/2019
Edition description: 1
Pages: 304
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Dawn Stobbart is an associate lecturer at Lancaster University.

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