Game studies, ludology’ or gaming theory is a subject that deals with the critical study of games. More specifically, it focuses on game design, players, and their role in society and culture.
Game studies is an inter-disciplinary field which touches on computer science, psychology, sociology, anthropology, philosophy, arts and literature, media studies, communication.
All types of games will be dissected from three perspectives: Industry and engineering, Social sciences and Humanities. What meanings are made through games? What do games do to people? How can we create better games?