Press Start is an open access, peer-reviewed student journal that publishes the best undergraduate and (post)graduate research from across the multidisciplinary subject of game studies. The Editorial Board and reviewers are comprised of students and recent graduates.

If you are an undergraduate or (post)graduate 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 focus and scope, our information for authors, and our information for reviewers. Authors should also read our guide about the affective challenges of academic publishing to familiarise themselves with the journal's expectations.

All articles must be submitted through our website's submission portal

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Current Issue

Vol 10 No 1 (2024)
Published: May 16, 2024


  • Samuel Poirier-Poulin, Cassandra Barkman, Andrew Fleshman, Meg Ritchie, Matt Horrigan, Charlotte Courtois, Olivia Shepard, Francis Butterworth-Parr, Sebastián Gómez, Rowan Daneels, Katarína Bodišová, Kellynn Wee Jiaying, Chelsea Russell


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