British Journal of Chinese Studies

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Current Issue

Vol 12, No 2 (2022): Games and Gaming in China and the Sinophone World

Published August 8, 2022

Issue Description

We are excited to present this special issue on Games and Gaming in China and the Sinophone World, featuring seven original research articles alongside four short essays, all submitted in response to our Call for Papers of March 2021. These eleven contributions reflect the diversity of possible approaches to Sinophone game studies, focusing not just on the often-conflicting politics and economics of the PRC games industry, but also exploring Taiwan’s flourishing indie game scene and political uses of games in Hong Kong, among other topics. Sinophone game studies is a highly fruitful area of academic research that is intrinsically inter- and cross-disciplinary in nature and well placed to respond to some of the most pressing issues of our time, whether they be international conflict, e... More


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