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Routledge Advances in Game Studies

Games studies is now firmly established as a popular, important and significant area of study in the academic world. Bringing together theories and thought from a wide range of disciplines, this series features cutting-edge research addressing the major issues in game studies today.

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  1. Gender, Age, and Digital Games in the Domestic Context

    By Alison Harvey

    Series: Routledge Advances in Game Studies

    Western digital game play has shifted in important ways over the last decade, with a plethora of personal devices affording a range of increasingly diverse play experiences. Despite the celebration of a more inclusive environment of digital game play, very little grounded research has been devoted...

    Published April 8th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Sexuality in Role-Playing Games

    By Ashley ML Brown

    Series: Routledge Advances in Game Studies

    Role-playing games offer a chance to pretend, make believe, and share fantasy. They often invoke heavy themes into their game play: morality, violence, politics, spirituality, or sexuality. Although interesting moral debates perennially appear in the media and academia concerning the...

    Published March 11th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Video Games and Social Competence

    By Rachel Kowert

    Series: Routledge Advances in Game Studies

    Despite their popularity, online video games have been met with suspicion by the popular media and academic community. In particular, there is a growing concern that online video game play may be associated with deficits in social functioning. Due to a lack of empirical consistency, the debate...

    Published December 15th 2014 by Routledge

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Forthcoming Books

  1. The Dark Side of Game Play: Controversial Issues in Playful Environments
    Edited by Torill Elvira Mortensen, Jonas Linderoth, Ashley ML Brown
    To Be Published July 2nd 2015
  2. Understanding Counterplay in Video Games
    By Alan Meades
    To Be Published July 8th 2015
  3. Video Game Policy: Production, Distribution, and Consumption
    Edited by Jennifer deWinter, Steven Conway
    To Be Published November 15th 2015

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