Find out more about Player Research, games user research, and player-centric game development.
Our picks for Game of the Year 2021Video: How Do We Teach Them To Play?
Players need to learn how to play... but do we have to have an elaborate tutorial?Video: What Makes a Great Expert Review?
What are 'expert reviews' and what do inexpert evaluators get wrong?
Our picks for Game of the Year 2020Junior vs. Senior Games User Researchers
How can you recognise where you are on your career journey as a Games User Researcher?
Why does Animal Crossing force players to purchase UI improvements? What’s the resulting impact on the game’s UX?2019 Games of the Year and Games of the Decade
Our picks for Game of the Year 2019, as well as our top 10 games of the decadeGames User Research Methodology Series: Usability Expert Analysis
An explanation of when and why Usability Expert Analyses are valuable in game development
UX’s diversity of phrases, processes and perspectives can be confusing — What does it do? Who is it for?Getting into Games User Research
Our tips on how to become a Games User Researcher, along with some useful resourcesPerceiving without looking: Designing HUDs for peripheral vision
Look away from the action for the briefest moment and some games will punish you.