Press Start Journal issue 3.2

Press Start, the Game Studies journal led and fed by students, has just published its latest issue over at http://press-start.gla.ac.uk/index.php/press-start/issue/view/5. We invite you to review the Table of Contents below and then visit our web site to review articles and items of interest.

Press Start Journal is an open access, peer-reviewed student journal that publishes the best undergraduate and postgraduate research, essays and dissertations from across the multidisciplinary subject of Game Studies. The Editorial Board and Reviewers are comprised of students and recent graduates.

If you’re an undergraduate or postgraduate student (or a recent graduate) with an academic interest in video games and would like to find out more about publishing your work in Press Start (or are interested in becoming a Reviewer or member of the Editorial Board), please take a look at our website (http://press-start.gla.ac.uk).

Vol 3, No 2 (2016)

Table of Contents


Editorial: Conflicts

Matthew Barr, Landon Kyle Berry, Mahli-Ann Butt, Daniel Joseph Dunne, Charlie Ecenbarger, Sarah Beth Evans, Lorraine Murray, Michael James Scott, Lars de Wildt


Non-Serious Serious Games

Matthew Hudson

Streaming Video Games: Copyright Infringement or Protected Speech?

Eirik Evert Elias Jungar

Player Perspectives: What It Means to Be a Gamer

Aditya Deshbandhu


Our Combative Past and Co-operative Future: Review of The Play Versus Story Divide in Game Studies: Critical Essays

Conor Patrick Mckeown

Critical Insights

“In war, not everyone’s a soldier.” A Review of This War of Mine

Charles Ecenbarger


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