CMS Associate Professor Mia Consalvo spoke with NPR’s Jane Clayson about the rise in popularity of social games like Farmville.
Button Mash: Gender and Gaming at MIT
Issues around gender and gaming, as well as an opportunity for female MIT students who play digital games to come together to talk and play.
Video: Comparative Media Insights: “Western Otaku: Games Crossing Cultures”
This study examines one particular subset of videogame players, for whom the consumption of Japanese videogames in particular is of great value, in addition to their related activities consuming anime and manga from Japan.
Podcast: Mia Consalvo, “Western Otaku: Games Crossing Cultures”
Through in-depth interviews with such players, this study investigates how transnational fandom operates in the realm of videogame culture, and how a particular group of videogame players interprets their gameplay experience in terms of a global, if hybrid, industry.
Japan’s Plans to Take Over the Gaming World: An Interview with Mia Consalvo
GAMBIT researcher and communications director Geoffrey Long sat down with Mia Consalvo to discover what she plans to accomplish during her stay at MIT.
In Medias Res, Fall 2009
As CMS moves into its 10th year, dramatic change is certainly ongoing. But that change has logic…in new faculty, new research, and our alumni network.