Guest lecturer dr. René Glas explains different game studies and perspectives on games as a media.
Afterwards we discuss games in the societal context. Are the worries that games drive to violence and addiction?
Game violence does not lead to societal violence
Frustration in games causes aggression
Acceptation of games in The Netherlands – addiction
Papers on Dutch game addiction
Acceptation in society – elderly playing GTA V
Analyses of sexism in games from a feminist perspective
Male sexualization in videogames
Paper on gender representation in games
HATETRIS – a frustrating variant of tetris