Gonzalo Frasca

Gonzalo Frasca works as a researcher at the Center for Computer Game Research in Denmark. He is Editor of the Game Studies journal, as well as writing Ludology.org and co-editing WaterCoolerGames.org. Frasca is also a game developer who co-founded Powerful Robot Games, a videogame production studio responsible for the internationally acclaimed Newsgaming.com project.

Essays by this author

Gonzalo Frasca's response


Secret agency is at issue in Frasca’s response, which denies the application of Aristotle to the open-ended interactivity of gaming.

Gonzalo Frasca responds in turn


“Critical videogames”: moving beyond the non sequiter of now, Gonzalo Frasca projects a future in which the phrase would make sense.

Videogames of the Oppressed


Gonzalo Frasca’s proposal for videogames that address “critical thinking, education, tolerance, and other trivial issues.”