Games and Culture's scope includes the socio-cultural, political, and economic dimensions of gaming from a wide variety of perspectives, including textual analysis, political economy, cultural studies, ethnography, critical race studies, gender studies, media studies, public policy, international relations, and communication studies. Other possible arenas include
Of primary importance will be the bridging of the gap between games studies scholarship in the United States and Europe. One of the principal goals of the journal will be to foster dialogue among the academic, design, development, and research communities that will influence both game design and research about games within various public contexts. A second goal will be to examine how gaming and interactive media are being used outside of entertainment, including in education, for the purposes of training, for military simulation, and for political action.
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