Games and apps

You may need to consult more than one section to accurately represent the source used (eg. number of authors and source descriptions)

Format for in-text citation

In-text citation example

In the Move edition of Heavy Rain (Quantic Dream 2012) ...

OR demonstrated by Ubisoft Entertainment in Assassins Creed II (2011).

Format for reference list

Elements, punctuation & capitalisation

Developer. Year. Title of Game/ App. Edition, version. Publisher, year. Operating system required. Additional information [if relevant].

Reference list example

Ubisoft Entertainment. 2011. Assassins Creed II. Xbox 360 Game of the Year Ed. Ubisoft Entertainment. Xbox 360 with PAL designation.

Quantic Dream. 2012. Heavy Rain. PlayStation 3 Move Ed. Sony Computer Entertainment. PlayStation 3.

Ustwo Games. 2014. Monument Valley. iPhone ed., v. 2.5.21. Ustwo Games. iOS 8.0 or later.

Visible Body. 2018. Human Anatomy 2018: Complete 3D Human Body. V. 2018.5.47. Visible Body. Android 5.0 and up.

Style notes for this reference type

  • See Manual 15.57 and 14.268. See also Turabian
  • The reference list entries are listed with the name of the developer/s first.
  • Include version number and information about device, platform or operating system required if available.
  • Additional information (such as author, composer, animator) can be added to the end of the citation after operating system. See examples at Manual 15.57.
  • Publisher and developer may be the same company.

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