A cross-genre study of online gaming: player demographics, motivation for play, and social interactions among players

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Ghuman, D; Griffiths, MD;
(2012)
  • Publisher: IGI Global
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    acm: ComputingMilieux_PERSONALCOMPUTING

One key limitation with the contemporary online gaming research literature is that much of the published research has tended to examine only one genre of games (i.e., Massively Multiplayer Online Role Playing Games). Three relatively little studied online games are Firs... View more
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