Archive for the Journals Category

The Escapist

Posted in Journals with tags , , on March 11, 2008 by frans

The Escapist has been published since 2005, and has the benefit of being open access, edited games magazine. Note, that this is not an academic journal, but if you are looking for accessible games journalism, and a source of topical information on games cultures, you might be interested to check out The Escapist. See:
http://www.escapistmagazine.com/

Eludamos

Posted in Journals with tags , on March 10, 2008 by frans

Eludamos — Journal for Computer Game Culture was established in 2007. It includes introductory articles, academic peer-reviewed game studies articles and reviews of games and books. The journal is interdisciplinary by character. See:
http://eludamos.org

Game Journal

Posted in Journals with tags , , on March 9, 2008 by frans

Another new journal, currently (March 2008) still working on its first issue, Game Journal is a refereed, open access journal that aims to serve as a portal for game and game theory research and development. See:
http://www.gamejournal.org/

International Journal of Role-Playing

Posted in Journals with tags , , , , , on March 9, 2008 by frans

This is a new journal, still starting up, but it aims to bring together scholars interested in understanding role-playing in its various forms. See:
http://play.blogs.com/rp/

Loading… Journal

Posted in Journals with tags , , on March 9, 2008 by frans

Loading… is a Canadian game studies journal, with currently one issue (Vol. 1, No. 1, 2007) out. It is an open access journal, promoting Canadian game studies, but I suppose they might consider also non-Canadian submissions. See:
http://journals.sfu.ca/loading/index.php/loading/

New Media & Society Journal

Posted in Journals with tags , , on March 9, 2008 by frans

New Media and Society deals with new media research in its various forms and is not particularly game oriented, but particularly students of online and Internet gaming might profit from its articles. See:
http://www.newmediaandsociety.com/
http://nms.sagepub.com/

Convergence Journal

Posted in Journals on March 9, 2008 by frans

Convergence is not only about games, but it deals with closely related or overlapping issues. Subtitled “the international journal of research into new media technologies”, the journal was launched already in 1995. Again, two websites are available with more information:
http://convergence.beds.ac.uk/
http://con.sagepub.com/current.dtl