5. Two Rail-Shooters

  1. Clive Fencott,
  2. Mike Lockyer,
  3. Jo Clay and
  4. Paul Massey

Published Online: 18 JUL 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118347584.ch5

Game Invaders: The Theory and Understanding of Computer Games

Game Invaders: The Theory and Understanding of Computer Games

How to Cite

Fencott, C., Lockyer, M., Clay, J. and Massey, P. (2012) Two Rail-Shooters, in Game Invaders: The Theory and Understanding of Computer Games, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118347584.ch5

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 18 JUL 2012
  2. Published Print: 22 JUN 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470597187

Online ISBN: 9781118347584

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Keywords:

  • two rail-shooters, and genre over time of rail-shooters;
  • understanding Rez and Star Fox rail-shooters, using relevant theory;
  • deceptive complex games, activity profiling and twitch factors;
  • Star Fox and co-presence, and transformation, co-presence, neither in Rez;
  • Mizuguchi on Rez, as music, graphics into a new, revolutionary games

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Star Fox and Rez

  • Activity Profiling and Genre Theory

  • Applying Aesthetic Theory

  • The Method of Game Analysis

  • Tetsuya Mizuguchi, Rez, and Beyond

  • Summary

  • Further Reading and Tasks