Why girls play digital games: an empirical study into the relations between gender, motivations and genre

Conference object English OPEN
Van Looy, Jan; Courtois, Cédric; Vermeulen, Lotte;
  • Publisher: Digital Games Research Association (DiGRA)
  • Subject: Social Sciences | gender roles | girl gaming | gender | digital games

In recent years, several studies have explored the motivations for playing different game genres such as MMO (Yee, 2006a, 2006b) and FPS (Jansz & Tanis, 2007). Others have taken steps towards creating an integrated framework for use across genres (Sherry, Lucas, Greenbe... View more
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