Technoculture, Art and Games (TAG) is an interdisciplinary centre for research/ creation in game studies and design, digital culture and interactive art

Research & Creation


Facebook Games Research

Mia Consalvo, Kelly Boudreau, Irene Serrano Vazquez

This project aims to explore multiple facets of the social aspects of Facebook games. Areas of research within this project include working to understand the ways in which families use Facebook games to keep in touch through the ways they negotiate the social elements designed into the games as well as exploring the range of perceptions of cheating among the general player population.

In doing so, this research will begin to demonstrate the social affordances and boundaries of Facebook games in a range of different play contexts.


Gameplay Cultures / Player Experience