Researcher, University of Oxford
William Kelly is an anthropologist of Japan and research affiliate at the University of Oxford. Current research focuses on the production, rating and censorship of video games in Japan, including the treatment of violence, sexuality and depictions of the body in the evaluation and rating of game content.
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As video game developers and localisation specialists know very well, different markets have their particular criteria for the rating and censorship of game content. Focusing on Japan, the session explores what constitutes potentially problematic video game content and suggests a re-articulation of video game advocacy with specific reference to censorship. Hosted by Kate Edwards […]