投稿日:2018年12月12日/ 更新日:2018年12月12日


Special Issue: DiGRA2007
Editorial (Akira SAKAMOTO)…1
A Report on “DiGRA 2007” (Nobushige HICHIBE)…2
History and Development of Game Industry in Japan (Masayuki UEMURA, Toru IWATANI, Akira BABA)…11

Papers
Video Games and the Training of Sociality: A Survey of Video Game Players (Yumi MATSUO, Sachi TAJIMA, Seiko NOHARA, Akira SAKAMOTO)…23
Effects of Video Games on Aggressive as well as Positive Social Behavior of Children: A Panel Study with Elementary School Students (Nobuko IHORI, Akira SAKAMOTO, Akiko SHIBUYA, Shintaro YUKAWA)…34
Pricing Models and Motivations for MMO Play (Miho NOJIMA)..44
A Typology of Speeches among Board Game Players for Analyzing the Process of Games: Focusing on an Environmental Educational Game “KEEP COOL” (Taichi KATO, Junkichi SUGIURA, Makoto IIDA, Chuichi ARAKAWA)…56
Ergonomic Evaluation of Portable Video Games (Ryo KATO, Takashi KAWAI, Hanae IKESHITA, Kenji NIHEI, Tadashi SATO, Hitoshi YAMAGATA, Hirofumi TASHIRO, Takashi YAMAZAKI)…67
Release Delay Trends in the Japanese Console Game Industry: Industry Adaptations to Complications in Game Development (Yuhsuke KOYAMA)…76

Translated Papers
A Certain Level of Abstraction (Jesper JUUL)…85
From Gamers to Scholars: Challenges of Teaching Game Studies (Jose P. ZAGAL, Amy S. BRUCKMAN)…92
The State of the Art: Western Modes of Videogame Production (Alex WADE)…102
What’s My Game Character Worth: The Value Components of MMOG Characters (Tomi KUJANPÄÄ, Tony MANNINEN, Laura VALLIUS)…115
Balancing Three Different Foci in the Design of Serious Games: Engagement, Training Objective and Context (Anders FRANK)…126

Individual Paper
Successful Management of Online Game Development: The Analysis of “FreeStyle” Development Project Management (Jong H. WI)…137

Industry-University-Government Collaboration
Research of Serious Games by the Digital Content Association of Japan (Takashi KAWAI)…147

Voices from Japanese Video Game Industry…151

Brief Review of Research…157

Book Reviews…160

Report of Monthly Meetings…174
Report of Special Interest Group Activities…177
Guideline for Submission…178