Digital Games Research
ECREA Section

The Healing Game: Positive Aspects of Game Design and Play

Cologne_Game[2][1]In this special event by the International Communication Association and University of Cologne, leading scholars and industry representatives will come together to discuss the positive effects vide…

Compete – Cooperate – Communicate

International conference on the social aspects of digital gaming


Date: Thursday, 14. August –  Friday, 15. August 2014

Venue: Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität (WWU) Münster, Germany

Jointly organized

There is an updated version of the preconf program with some slight changes.

Click here for the new program!

Video from today’s installment of the “Trans-Atlantic Game Talks,” which features Dr. Mary Beth Oliver’s research on meaningful experiences with video games, is now available online at

TAG Talk #5With the utmost pleasure, we would like to announce our fifth installment of our chat series “Trans-Atlantic Game Talks”!

We plan to host the fifth session on Tuesday, 26th of March, at 4 p.m. GMT (noon in Pennsylvania, 9:30 p.m. in New Delhi) for abou…

The Power of Play: Motivational Uses and Applications

Pre-Conference for the 63rd International Communication Association (ICA) Annual Conference, London, UK

17 June 2013, Monday Hilton Metropole, London, UK


Jointly organized by:

  • ICA Game Studies S

Thanks to everyone who contributed to another successful event. Don’t worry if you missed it, you can watch the whole TAG Talk on “Violent Crime and Media Effects” on YouTube and continue the discussion there!

With the greatest pleasure, we would like to announce the fourth installment of our chat series “Trans-Atlantic Game Talks”!

The theme of this fourth session will be “Violent Crime and Media Effects: Evidence and Speculation”. As we continue …

We have been asked to promote this Call for Papers for Console-ing Passions at 21, International Conference on Television, Video, Audio, New Media and Feminism.

Console-ing Passions CfP 2013