Journal History

2010 The inaugural issue was released. Games was published as a quarterly journal.
Games was indexed in RePEc.
Games was indexed in EconLit (AEA).
2013 Games was indexed in Zentralblatt MATH.
Games was indexed in SciVerse Scopus.
2019 Games received its CiteScore (2018) of 1.1.
2020 Games received its CiteScore (2019) of 1.2.
2021 Games was indexed in Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI) in Web of Science.
Games received its CiteScore (2020) of 1.4.
Games published its 500th paper.
Games announced the second edition of the Travel award.
Games established the following sections:
  • Algorithmic and Computational Game Theory;
  • Applied Game Theory;
  • Behavioral and Experimental Game Theory;
  • Cooperative Game Theory and Bargaining;
  • Learning and Evolution in Games;
  • Market Design and Auctions;
  • Non-Cooperative Game Theory.
2022 Games adopted a bimonthly publication schedule.
2023 Games received its first Impact Factor (0.9).


2010–2012 Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Carlos Alós-Ferrer
2012–present Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Ulrich Berger

Section Editor-in-Chief

2021–present Section Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Michael Wooldridge for the section on Algorithmic and Computational Game Theory
Section Editor-in-Chief: Dr. Heinrich H. Nax for the section on Learning and Evolution in Games
2021–2023 Section Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Isa Hafalir for the section on Market Design and Auctions
2022–present Section Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Richard McLean for the section on Cooperative Game Theory and Bargaining
2023–present Section Editor-in-Chief: Prof. Dr. Kjell Hausken for the section on Applied Game Theory
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