Center for Computer Games Research

Organisational unit: Center

IT University of Copenhagen
Rued Langgaards Vej 7
DK-2300 Copenhagen S

Research Group Coordinator

Espen Aarseth (

Organisation profile

Center for Computer Games Research

Center for Computer Games Research at ITU is Denmark’s only scientific center for computer games research. The researchers have backgrounds in the humanities, computer science and sociology. They deal with subjects such as theoretical game analysis, game aesthetics, ethnographic studies of game communities, game design theory, artificial intelligence and game experience as well as ‘serious games’: how computer games can be used for education, rehabilitation, medical purposes and many other important purposes.

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Research outputs (316)

  1. Published

    Deconstructing Representation

    Research output: Non-textual form2D/3D (psysical products)Research

  2. Published

    Strategies for Unlocking Content in Nintendo Franchises

    Research output: Contribution to conference - NOT published in proceeding or journalConference abstract for conferenceResearchpeer-review

  3. Published

    Are Loot Boxes Gambling? Random Reward Mechanisms in Video Games

    Research output: Journal Article or Conference Article in JournalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

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Prizes (3)

  1. Creative Producers International

    Prize: Prizes, scholarships, distinctions

  2. Winner of Virtual Creature Competition at GECCO 2017

    Prize: Prizes, scholarships, distinctions

Research Activities (299)

  1. Sense of Place and Migration: Embodiment, Cognition and Borders

    Activity: Talk or presentation typesLecture and oral contribution

  2. Seeing with Machines: The Image After Algorithmic Media

    Activity: Talk or presentation typesLecture and oral contribution

  3. University of Porto

    Activity: Visiting an external institution typesVisiting an external academic institution

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