Sascha Pöhlmann is professor of North American Literature and Culture at the University of Konstanz. He is the editor of the essay collection 'Playing the Field: Video Games and American Studies' (De Gruyter, 2019).

Video Games and American Studies: Introduction to the Series

Since the 1980s, video games have proliferated globally and had a corresponding cultural impact. Considering that the USA has been the major site of the culture industry driving this development both economically and symbolically, few would deny that video games are important objects of study with regard to American culture. Continue reading