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Computer Game Design and Development Resources

Journals and Magazines

Academic Journals


To find out which computer gaming magazines MSU Libraries owns or has access to, you can search the online catalog using the subject headings Computer games--Periodicals and Video games--Periodicals. The search results will include both print and online journals. Most of the print journals are located in Special Collections and do not circulate. There are also a number of freely available magazines on the Web.

Selected academic journals.  This group includes titles that are primarily about game development and design

ACM Computers in Entertainment  

ACM Transactions on Intelligent Interactive Systems

Computer Animation and Virtual Worlds

Computer Games Journal

Digital Creativity


Entertainment Computing

Games and Culture

IEEE Transactions on Computational Intelligence and AI in Games 

International Journal of Computer Games Technology 

International Journal of Gaming and Computer-Mediated Simulation

The International Journal of Interactive Worlds

International Journal of Serious Games

JMIR Serious Games

Journal of Game Development

Journal of Games Criticism

Journal of Virtual Worlds Research

Simulation and Gaming



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