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Korea's online gaming empire [electronic resource] / Dal Yong Jin.

By: Jin, Dal Yong, 1964-.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, c2010Description: 1 online resource (195 p.) : ill.ISBN: 9780262289511 (electronic bk.); 0262289512 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Internet games -- Social aspects -- Korea (South) | Internet games -- Economic aspects -- Korea (South) | Video games industry -- Korea (South) -- History | BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Industries -- Park & Recreation ManagementGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Korea's online gaming empire.DDC classification: 338.4/77948095195 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Political economy of the online game industry. Introduction ; Sociocultural interpretations of digital Korea ; Political economy of the Korean online game industry -- Game, culture, and digital economy. eSports and television business in the digital economy ; Professional online game players as new media workers ; Online game fans: new audience commodities in the new media era? -- Globalization and game empire. Adventure of local online games toward globalization ; From the cottage industry to transnational media giants.
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Political economy of the online game industry. Introduction ; Sociocultural interpretations of digital Korea ; Political economy of the Korean online game industry -- Game, culture, and digital economy. eSports and television business in the digital economy ; Professional online game players as new media workers ; Online game fans: new audience commodities in the new media era? -- Globalization and game empire. Adventure of local online games toward globalization ; From the cottage industry to transnational media giants.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

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