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Intellect is participating in the MultiPlay 2022 Conference

MultiPlay 2022 is occurring 19th of January 2022 and more information about the conference can be found here.

To obtain 30% off selected books, please use the code MULTIPLAY30 at the checkout when purchasing books online. Books will be eligible for a 30% discount between 19th of January and 19th of February 2022. Click here for the full list of discounted books.


We are hosting a panel during the conference! 3:00-3:30 PM BST

‘Publishing in Game Studies and Fan Studies: Roundtable with Intellect Books’

This panel discussion will cover the publishing process, what is looked for in submissions, the effect of the pandemic on the submission process, and the unique perspectives and scope of each journal. Representatives of Journal of Gaming & Virtual Worlds, Virtual Creativity and Journal of Fandom Studies will discuss these topics and more with James Campbell, International Marketing Executive for Intellect Books.

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The following issues have been made free to access:

Journal of Gaming & Virtual Worlds 10.1

Virtual Creativity 10.2

Journal of Fandom Studies 6.1


We are looking to contract new books and reach out to new journal contributors within the subject areas of game studies, video game music, fandom studies and much more. For more information on publishing with us click here.

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Spotlight titles


Costume Play, Identity and Global Fandom

Planet Cosplay is authored by widely published scholars in this field, examining the central aspects of cosplay ranging from sources and sites to performance and play, from sex and gender to production and consumption. 

A Game Music Companion

Discusses the use of music in a well-loved and culturally significant game – Ocarina of Time. Examining music in different contexts, it identifies music’s role and function within the game and in gameplay overall, and uses this to investigate wider issues in music and media studies and fan cultures. New in paperback. 119 b/w illus.

A Primer of Case Studies, Theories, and Analyses for the Player-Academic

This collection of essays addresses the fascinating intersection between nostalgia and videogame music. From Nintendo to PlayStation, Zelda to Bioshock, and cult to classic games – this anthology takes readers on a musical journey into personal, historical and virtual pasts. 15 b/w illus.

Edited by Richard Anatone

This is the first book-length study of the music of Nobuo Uematsu, and focuses on his Final Fantasy soundtracks, exploring the dynamic relationship between the music and the stories behind the beloved video game series. Contributors are music and game scholars, based in the USA and UK. Foreword by William Gibbons. 95 b/w illus.