Mobile Information Systems

Virtual Reality-Based Game Development on Mobile Device Platforms

Publishing date
01 Sep 2021
Submission deadline
16 Apr 2021

Lead Editor

1Gachon University, Seongnam-Si, Republic of Korea

2Hannam University, Daejeon, Republic of Korea

3Gil Hospital, Incheon, Republic of Korea

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Virtual Reality-Based Game Development on Mobile Device Platforms

This issue is now closed for submissions.
More articles will be published in the near future.


The widespread emergence of mobile devices (e.g., smartphones, tablets, notebook computers, etc.) has significantly transformed our ways of living. The use of smartphones and other mobile devices has been an essential part of our everyday life. With the aid of virtual reality technologies, traditional gaming perspectives have been transformed into the convergence of various technologies affecting the gaming culture and society.

Gamers expect to have affordable, portable, competitive, dynamic, and reproducible environments to attract their attention, behaviour, engagement, and immersion. New challenges and opportunities have emerged as virtual reality mobile gaming has become the next ‘big thing’.

The aim of this Special Issue is to attract original research and review articles focused on addressing various challenges for virtual reality-based game development to enhance the gamer’s motivation, engagement, immersion, satisfaction, and higher level of interaction. It aims to bring together current achievements, findings, methodologies, theoretical studies, practical applications, high quality and state-of-the-art ideas and results, new technologies, and experimental prototypes towards the development of virtual reality-based mobile games.

Potential topics include but are not limited to the following:

  • Mobile gaming interactivity issues
  • Mobile gaming design
  • User modelling in mobile games
  • Network architecture support for distributed mobile gaming
  • Augmented and Virtual Reality environments for mobile games
  • Human-Computer Interaction (HCI) for mobile games
  • Multimedia gaming
  • Mobile visualisation techniques
  • Education and learning for mobile games
  • AI applications for mobile games
  • Mobile gaming methodologies
  • Security and privacy for mobile gaming
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