Alicante Journal of English Studies / Revista Alicantina de Estudios Ingleses

The Great War and the Use of Video Games as Historical and Educational Resources: A Conversation

Stefan Aguirre Quiroga, Iro Filippaki

Abstract

Iro Filippaki and Stefan Aguirre Quiroga exchange their views on the potentiality of video games as historical and educational resources in the study of the First World War.

Keywords

Great War; Video games; Historical and educational resources

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.14198/raei.2018.31.13

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