Category Archives: gaming

2017 ESA Essential Facts About the Computer and Video Game Industry

The Entertainment Software Association (ESA) has published their annual report about the computer and video game industry. This yearly report is an invaluable asset for researcher looking for statistics and figures concerning video game usage and consumption, as the ESA … Continue reading

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Google Releases Findings on What Teens Find Cool

How do you do, fellow Kids? Google today released  It’s Lit: A Guide to What Teens Think is Cool  a report of the brands, technology, and products teens think are cool. Of the topics covered in the report are what … Continue reading

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Video Game Music: Discussion and Resources

I often find myself listening to video game music as background music while I read or write. It makes sense, most of the tunes we hear in video games were meant to be just that: background music to your adventure … Continue reading

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The Queerness and Games Conference

Just wanted to give heads up to a exciting conference in the near future: The Queerness and Games Conference at The University of Southern California, taking place April 1st and 2nd, 2017. The schedule is an impressive list of panelists … Continue reading

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Games Studies and The Sociology of Video Games

Having started upon a path towards advanced degrees with an emphasis in interactive media and online communities, it has increasingly become evident to me that there is no singular route to studying the emerging field of video games. As I … Continue reading

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BBC’s The Women Challenging Sexism in E-Sports

A quick one to share today: Apart of their 100 Women of 2016 series, a series of videos and articles about influential women in varying industries, the BBC has put together a video and accompanying piece about women in the … Continue reading

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Voice Actors Are Striking: Why You Should Care

For the last couple of weeks SAG-AFTRA, the union that represents many voice actors in the video games industry, have been picketing and striking outside of major video game developers and tomorrow, Nov.17th, they plan to picket Insomniac Games in … Continue reading

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