publication . Bachelor thesis . 2010

Gender and computer games / video games : girls’ perspective orientation

Yan, Jingjing;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2010
  • Publisher: Högskolan på Gotland, Institutionen för humaniora och samhällsvetenskap
  • Country: Sweden
The topic of this thesis is “Gender Differences in Computer games/ Video games Industry”. Due to rapid development in technology and popularization of computers all around the world, computer games have already become a kind of common entertainment. Because computer games were designed especially for boys at the very beginning, there are still some remaining barriers when training female game designers and expanding game markets among female players.This thesis is mainly based on two studies which have enormous contributions to gender issue in computer games area. A simple model is established by summarizing factors mentioned and discussed in those two books. Th...
ACM Computing Classification System: ComputingMilieux_PERSONALCOMPUTING
free text keywords: gender differences, computer games, girls' perspectives, Social sciences, Socialvetenskap
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