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Digital Cityscapes: Merging Digital and Urban Playspaces
The convergence of smartphones, GPS, the Internet, and social networks has given rise to a playful, educational, and social media known as location-based and hybrid reality games. The essays in this book investigate this new phenomenon and provide a broad overview of the emerging field of location-aware mobile games, highlighting critical, social scientific, and design app ...more
Paperback, 372 pages
Published July 28th 2009 by Peter Lang Gmbh, Internationaler Verlag Der Wissenschaften
(first published 2009)
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This edited collection explores new and emerging digital technologies and the location-based and hybrid reality gaming they have given rise to. It brings together an international group of scholars for a rich range of perspectives on the social and educational implications of urban gaming, its transformative potential, and opportunities for further research.