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Tuesday, August 16 • 15:30 - 16:30
Interactions With Phenomena of Pop Culture in the History of Digital Games

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Since the initial success of video games in the early 1970s, forms and symbols from pop culture were adopted in design and gameplay. Later, with early blockbusters and the first genre stars, games reverberated to popular culture. “Old” media like film and comics and music finally embraced the new pop icons at the beginning of the 1980s. Using the example of STAR WARS among others, this talk shows the effects mass phenomena of pop culture have, how they are reflected in new media, and how they entrench in our everyday culture.

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Jogi Neufeld

originator´n´operator, SUBOTRON
Jogi Neufeld is founder of SUBOTRON, the Game Culture Initative at Museumsquarter in Vienna. Since 2004, the association organizes "arcademy", a series of lectures on scientific, artistic, pedagogical and socio-political topics with keyplayers of the european game studies. "Pro games... Read More →

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