Tag: war

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Playing War: Military Video Games after 9/11

Citation: Payne, Matthew Thomas. Playing War: Military Video Games after 9/11. NYU Press, 2016. Description: No video game genre has been more popular or more lucrative in recent…

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“Militarism and Online Games”

Co-authored with Nina B. Huntemann. International Encyclopedia of Digital Communication and Society Volume III. Eds. James Ivory and Aphra Kerr (Blackwell-Wiley, 2015).


“Critical War Play”

Communication Currents 9.5 (December 2014). Solicited for inclusion.


“War Bytes: The Critique of Militainment in Spec Ops: The Line

Critical Studies in Media Communication 31(4) (2014): 265-282.


“Marketing Military Realism in Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare

Games & Culture 7.4 (July 2012): 305-327.

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“F*ck You, Noob Tube!: Learning the Art of Ludic LAN War”

Joystick Soldiers: The Politics of Play in Military Video Games. Edited by Nina B. Huntemann and Matthew T. Payne (New York: Routledge, 2009): 206-222.

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Joystick soldiers: The Politics of Play in Military Video Games

Co-edited with Nina B. Huntemann (New York: Routledge, 2009).

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“Manufacturing Militainment: Video Game Producers and Military Brand Games”

War Isn’t Hell, It’s Entertainment: Essays on Visual Media and Representation of Conflict. Edited by Rikke Schubart, Fabian Virchow, Debra White-Stanley & Tanja Thomas (Jefferson, NC: McFarland, 2009): 238-255.