Videogames 2012

Welcome to Videogames 2012 webpage!

Videogames 2012 - Annual Conference in Science and Art of Videogames will be organized by the research line “Media, Technology, Contexts” of the Research Center for Communication and Culture (CECC), at the Faculty of Human Sciences of the Catholic University of Portugal, and the PortugueseSociety of Videogame Sciences (SPCV).

The conference will be held on 13th, 14th, and 15th December 2012 in Lisbon.

The SPCV conferences take place annually and have come to constitute significant venues to promote research as well as debate and foster the videogames industry. The conference hosts researchers and professionals in this area, and aims at promoting the dissemination of work in the field and facilitating exchanging experience between the academic community and the industry.

This 5th conference seeks to assert itself as a multidisciplinary event, looking for contributions from several scientific areas including art, game design and narrative, computational aspects, as well as videogames theoretical and critical analysis regarding practices and applications that encompass the market and the industry. Original and high quality submissions are expected, from both the academic community and the gaming industry.


The final programme of Videogames 2012 is available at Programme.

The information regarding the workshops that will take place throughout the first day is already available at Workshops.