Find out more about Player Research, games user research, and player-centric game development.
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.
The psychological implications of giving players many options to pick from.What Should a Playtest Smell Like?
To get unbiased and honest feedback from invited members of the general public you’ll need to carefully consider their every sight, sound and smell during your playtests.How to build mobile games with people in mind
User experience design principles to help you build games people want to play