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Karhulahti, Veli-Matti; Backe, Hans-Joachim

Transparency of Peer Review: A Semi-structured Interview Study with Chief Editors from Social Sciences and Humanities

In: Research Integrity and Peer Review, vol. 6, iss. 1, pp. 1-13, 2021, ISSN: 2058-8615.

Journal article Open access

Abstract | Links | Tags: Ethics, Journalology, Open science, Peer review, Social sciences and humanities


Alha, Kati

The Rise of Free-to-Play: How the Revenue Model Changed Games and Playing

2020, ISBN: 978-952-03-1774-4.

Doctoral thesis Open access

Abstract | Links | Tags: Attitudes, Augmented reality, Ethics, Evaluation, Experience, Facebook, Free-to-play, Freemium, Future, Game industry, Grossing, Heuristics, Literature review, Metascore, Mobile gaming, Paying, Playability, Pokémon Go, Reviews, Sales, Social games, Social networks, Virtual goods

Chee, Florence M.; Karhulahti, Veli-Matti

The Ethical and Political Contours of Institutional Promotion in eSports: From Precariat Models to Sustainable Practices

In: Human Technology, vol. 16, iss. 2, pp. 200-226, 2020, ISSN: 1795-6889.

Journal article

Abstract | Links | Tags: Electronic sports, Ethics, Institutional promotion, League, Rights, Video game labour


Alha, Kati; Kinnunen, Jani; Koskinen, Elina; Paavilainen, Janne

Free-to-Play Games: Paying Players' Perspective

In: Proceedings of the 22nd International Academic Mindtrek Conference, pp. 49–58, 2018.

In proceedings Open access

Abstract | Links | Tags: Attitudes, Digital games, Ethics, Experience, Free-to-play, In-game purchases