Press Start

Press Start is an open access, peer-reviewed student journal that publishes the best undergraduate and postgraduate research, essays and dissertations from across the multidisciplinary subject of Game Studies. The Editorial Board and Reviewers are comprised of students and recent graduates.

If you're an undergraduate or postgraduate student (or a recent graduate) with an academic interest in video games and would like to find out more about publishing your work in Press Start (or are interested in becoming a Reviewer or member of the Editorial Board), please take a look at our Editorial Policies and Submissions guidelines.



Latest issue published

Volume 2 Issue 2 of Press Start is now online:  
Posted: 2015-12-11

Call for Papers: 'Negotiating Gamer Identities' Special Issue

The Press Start Journal invites the submission of analyses and reflections regarding the recent controversies surrounding the plurality of players, communities of play, and perceived gamer culture (in terms of gender, race, sexuality, class, #gamergate, etc.), as part of a special issue on negotiating gamer identities. Through this special issue, Press Start aims to allow undergraduate students, graduate students, and PhD candidates to contribute to this timely site of discourse.  
Posted: 2015-10-05 More...

Call for papers – Press Start Volume 2 Issue 2


The Editorial Board invite students and recent graduates to submit their work to Press Start – the peer-reviewed student game studies journal – for possible publication in our next issue, due December 2015.

Posted: 2015-08-28 More...
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