THE IMPACT OF VIDEO GAMES ON THE IDENTITY OF THE PLAYERS

Authors

  • Borivoje V. Baltezarević Висока школа за комуникације Београд
  • Radoslav V. Baltezarević University College of Bahrain Бахреин

Keywords:

game, internet, virtual networking, man, culture, identity

Abstract

This paper deals with the discourse of games which have always had a strong appeal for people, especially as a form of free-time entertainment. However, a game is much more than merely a game. Players entering are game, are also bringing into play their identities and acquired cultural values. The emergence of the Internet and various forms of virtual networking, generated the impact of a new social space to individuals who are frequently replacing the real world with the alternative forms of socializing. A modern man is playing in the virtual space which provides various options for changing the identity of the players. This paper presents the results of research related to continuous playing of video games and changing player’s identities. The aim of this paper is to show that video games affect the transformation of the identity of a modern man.

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2018-06-30

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V. Baltezarević , B. ., & V. Baltezarević, R. . (2018). THE IMPACT OF VIDEO GAMES ON THE IDENTITY OF THE PLAYERS. KULTURA POLISA, 15(36), 475–489. Retrieved from https://kpolisa.com/index.php/kp/article/view/496

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