The 2nd Brunel University Annual Postgraduate Games Conference, 16th September 2008

Keynote Speakers: Peter Molyneux, Lionhead Studios and Barry Atkins, Univesrity of Wales.


The Digital Games : Theory & Design postgraduate conference will be held at at Brunel University in Uxbridge, London on 16/09/2008. The aim of the conference is to provide a forum for postgraduate games studies students to present work or work-in-progress to their peers and more experienced games researchers. T

All students or other interested parties are welcome to attend the conferences.

The theme of the conference is “Theory & Design”, and some sample areas of interest are listed below: history of games, game theory, combat systems, socio-cultural issues, community, gaming culture, game genre, design possibilities for the next generation, ethnicity, sound, character, immersion, play, widening markets, sex, casual games, agency, time & space, education, economic and industrial analysis, narrative, game auteurs, graphical styles, empirical analysis, gender, intermediality & transmediality, localisation, violence, political/serious games