Research Keywords

遊戲研究  Game Studies

Chung Peichi


Game research is the study of game, the act of playing it and the players and cultures surrounding to them. It is a recently emerging sub-field in cultural studies. A study of game can be cross genres, studying online role-play, competitive, or strategy games. It can also cover a wide spectrum of titles that are mainstream commercial, serious, independent, experimental and artistic. Game studies allow one to understand the role that game plays in the society and culture. The topics can focus on design, narrative, music and character representation. One can also learn the technological features that computer system brings to enable social gaming in titles such as Leagues of Legend, Minecraft, Pokemon Go, and etc.