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Computer Game Design and Development Resources: Academic Journals

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 some more general titles.

ACM Computers in Entertainment  

ACM Transactions on Intelligent Interactive Systems

Computer Animation and Virtual Worlds

Computers and Education  

Computers In Human Behavior

Digital Creativity

Eludamos. Journal for Computer Game Culture 

Entertainment Computing

Game Studies

Games and Culture

Human Computer Interaction    

IEEE Transactions on Computational Intelligence and AI in Games 

International Journal of Computer Games Technology 

International journal of human-computer studies   

The International Journal of Interactive Worlds

Interacting with Computers

Journal of Game Development

Journal of Virtual Worlds Research

New Media & Society

Presence Teleoperators and Virtual Environment

Simulation and Gaming

Visual Communication


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