About the Journal

Focus and Scope

JMIR Serious Games (JSG, ISSN 2291-9279; Impact Factor 3.36) is a multidisciplinary journal devoted to computer/web/virtual reality/mobile applications that incorporate elements of gaming, gamification or novel hardware platforms such as virtual reality headsets or Microsoft Kinect to solve serious problems such as health behavior change, physical exercise promotion (exergaming), medical rehabilitation, diagnosis and treatment of psychological/psychiatric disorders, medical education, health promotion, teaching and education, or social change. The journal also considers commentary and research in the fields of video games violence and video games addiction.

The journal is indexed in PubMed, PubMed Central, Scopus, DOAJ, and SCIE/Web of Science. In 2022, JMIR Serious Games received a Journal Impact Factor™ of 3.36 (5-Year Journal Impact Factor™: 4.30) (Source: Journal Citation Reports™ from Clarivate, 2022).