Title

Fetch Quest: A Select Bibliography of Game Studies Journals

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

2017

Abstract

The academic study of video games has grown substantially since 2001, the year Game Studies published its first articles. Yet ludology remains a young field, and many of its journals have yet to attain widespread recognition. Moreover, these journals are unevenly indexed and therefore invisible to searchers accustomed to web-scale discovery and library databases. Here, then, is an annotated bibliography of the major journals publishing video game scholarship. The list is not comprehensive; doubtless there are startups and quasi-journals I have overlooked. But these are the leading venues in which game scholarship is published. Each entry includes the following categories: International Standard Serial Number; publisher; website; principal contact; publication frequency; date of first issue; subscription cost; peer review; indexing services; a journal-supplied abstract; intended audience; and notes, in which I describe anything else that might interest readers.

Document Object Identifier (DOI)

10.1080/0361526X.2017.1365041

Publication Information

The Serials Librarian

This document is currently not available here.

Share

COinS