Useful Links for Sociology and Video Games



The American Sociological Association 

Excerpt – The Sociology of Video Games by Eli Boulton and Colin Cremin

Blog – Everyday Sociology

The Entertainment Software  Association 

Video Games:


Online Internet Arcade and Museum

ResetEra -One of the largest and most popular gaming forum

The Strong Museum’s Timeline of Video Game History

Books to Consider:

Sherry Turkle – Alone Together

Jane McGonigal -Reality is Broken 

James Paul Gee – What Video Games Have to Teach Us About Learning and Literacy

Steven Kent – The Ultimate History of Video Games

Richard Stanton – A Brief History of Video Games

Other Resources

Retronauts Podcast – A great podcast about retro games that oozes with information behind the games’ development and creation

Open Library – Great Online source for Research

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