Tag Archives: video games

CFP: DiGRA/FDG 2016

Please spread the word: CFP DiGRA/FDG 2016 – 1st Joint International Conference of DiGRA and FDG For the first time, the Digital Games Research Association (DiGRA) and the Foundation of Digital Games (FDG) will partner in an unprecedented gathering of … Continue reading

Video Game Policy: new book

Most recent book to come out in the Routledge Advances in Games Studies series that I have contributed into: Video Game Policy: Production, Distribution, and Consumption (edited by Steven Conway & Jennifer deWinter) is now available for pre-order. Here is the table of … Continue reading

The Video Game Debate, new book available for (pre)order

New book available for preorder: The Video Game Debate: Unravelling the Physical, Social, and Psychological Effects of Video Games (eds. Rachel Kowert & Thorsten Quandt). Table of contents for this highly interesting, multidisciplinary volume is below: 1. A Brief History of Video … Continue reading

Finland in ‘Video Games Around the World’ book

I got today in mail delivery my author’s copy of the very interesting book Video Games Around the World (The MIT Press). Edited by the encyclopaedicly knowledgeable and eminently productive Mark J.P. Wolf, it features 40 essays about games and … Continue reading

Games and Culture: new papers

Interesting new research has been published in Games and Culture journal, OnlineFirst: Articles Is it in the Game? Reconsidering Play Spaces, Game Definitions, Theming, and Sports Videogames by Garry Crawford Stand by Your Man by Rabindra A. Ratan, Nicholas Taylor, … Continue reading