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Introduction

WithBernard Perron, Mark J. P. Wolf

It need not be said that the field of video game studies is now a healthy and flourishing one. An explosion of new books, periodicals, online venues, and conferences over the past decade has confirmed the popularity, viability, and vitality of the field, in a way that perhaps few outside of it expected. The time has come to ask not only how the field is growing, but in what directions it could or should go.