Ian Bogost

Ian Bogost is an author, video game designer, professor, critic and researcher. He is the author of UNIT OPERATIONS: AN APPROACH TO VIDEOGAME CRITICISM and PERSUASIVE GAMES: THE EXPRESSIVE POWER OF VIDEOGAMES, among others. Bogost released COW CLICKER, a satire and critique of the influx of social network games in 2010. His game, A SLOW YEAR, won two awards, Vanguard and Virtuoso, at IndieCade 2010.