December 31, 2003

New Issue of Game Studies

by Andrew Stern · , 2:12 pm

Hey everybody, a new issue of Game Studies is out, squeezed in under the wire as their second issue for 2003. The articles include:

“On Virtual Economies”, by Edward Castronova
“Sim Sin City – Some thoughts about Grand Theft Auto 3”, by Gonzalo Frasca
“‘I Lose, Therefore I Think’ – A Search for Contemplation amid Wars of Push-Button Glare”, by Shuen-shing Lee
“When Seams Fall Apart- Video Game Space and the Player”, by Laurie Taylor
“Uneasy lies the head that wears a crown – Interactivity and signification in Head Over Heels”, by Jan Van Looy

(via Ludology.org)

By the way — happy new year! I think I’m speaking for everyone on grandtextauto by saying 2003 was a fruitful and interesting year. We’re looking forward to more great discussions with you all in 2004 here on grandtextauto and related places in the blogosphere. :-)