of a crucial segment of New Media: interactive simulations and video games. The current generation of video and PC games has established genres that effectively use narrative, competitive, and play structures for community-based interaction, performance and content development, and push the boundaries of computer-generated animation, graphics, and audio.
The National Videogame Archive is a joint project between the National Media Museum and Nottingham Trent University, which aims to celebrate the videogame culture and preserve that history for researchers, developers, game fans and the public.
This IMLS early career award is an ethnographic research project focused on supporting the collection and preservation of massively multiplayer online (MMO) games. Project documents and references can be found at http://www.preservegames.net
The Preserving Virtual Worlds (PVW) project is an on-going investigation into the preservation of computer games and interactive fiction, being conducted by the University of Illinois, Rochester Institute of Technology, Stanford University and the University of Maryland.
This website is a new portal aiming to become the most complete Browser Games Directory on the web. We plan to review all the best Browser Games and also provide the appropriate infrastructure for user ratings, so that you know what other players think of the games, before trying them! And last but not least, you will of course find news, hints and tips and links to play browser games for free!
Play retro games online in your browser at Game-Oldies.com. Game-Oldies.com is an online emulator website and community. We support many classic systems, and add some very often. Our emulators are written using Adobe Flash technology in order to be compatible with most computers. We support most of the 8-bit and 16-bit systems, including popular ones like Nintendo NES & SNES, Sega Master System & Genesis, but also thousands of arcade games including popular Capcom CPS-1, CPS-2 and SNK Neo-Geo arcade boards.
The Internet Arcade is a web-based library of arcade (coin-operated) video games from the 1970s through to the 1990s, emulated in JSMAME, part of the JSMESS software package.
Containing hundreds of games ranging through many different genres and styles, the Arcade provides research, comparison, and entertainment in the realm of the Video Game Arcade.
We are an online emulator website and community. We support many classic systems, and add some very often. Our emulators are written using Adobe Flash technology in order to be compatible with most computers. We support most of the 8-bit and 16-bit systems, including popular ones like Nintendo NES & SNES, Sega Master System & Genesis, but also thousands of arcade games including popular Capcom CPS-1, CPS-2 and SNK Neo-Geo arcade boards.
The collection includes action, strategy, adventure and other unique genres of game and entertainment software. Through the use of the EM-DOSBOX in-browser emulator, these programs are bootable and playable.
Game Preservation Special Interest Group,
International Game Developers Association
Authors: Devin Monnens, Andrew Armstrong, Judd Ruggill, Ken McAllister, Zach Vowell,
Editor: Henry Lowood
Mark Guttenbrunner and Christoph Becker and Andreas Rauber and Carmen Kehrberg fguttenbrunner,becker,rauber,firstname.lastname@example.org Vienna University of Technology, Vienna, Austria http://www.ifs.tuwien.ac.at/dp
Games Innovation Conference (IGIC), 2012 IEEE International
Date of Conference: 7-9 Sept. 2012
Author(s): Decker, A.
Sch. of Interactive Games & Media, Rochester Inst. of Technol., Rochester, NY, USA
Egert, C. ; Phelps, A. ; McDonough, J.P.
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