Literature review on motivation in games
This book chapter by Brock Dubbels (University of Minnesota, USA) contains a compact and interesting literature review on engagement and motivation in computer games. The text is freely downloadable from the link below.
“Designing Learning Activities for Sustained Engagement. Four Social Learning Theories Coded and Folded into Principals for Instructional Design through Phenomenological Interview and Discourse Analysis”, Dubbels B. (link)