Player Research’s team are passionate evangelists of applying player data to gamedev. Our processes and frameworks are applied by development teams globally, captured through our talks, articles and training courses.
Learn more from our expert team on research strategy, methods, careers in games user research, and more.
Using Player Data
Essential articles on how – and when – to strategically deploy player research in your development process.
What Is Games ‘User Experience’ (UX) and How Does It Help?
UX’s diversity of phrases, processes and perspectives can be confusing — What does it do? Who is it for?
How to build mobile games with people in mind
User experience design principles to help you build games people want to play
Making Player Research an Exceptional Place to Work
Our behavioural code for guiding inclusive, empathetic, and respectful behaviour at Player Research.
What’s it like working at Player Research?
Will I work on my own? What methods will I use? We answer your questions on working at Player Research
There are so many different methods to getting player data.
Surveys, observation, telemetry, eye tracking…
We’ve captured some thoughts on how to execute all these different methods in an unbiased, repeatable way.
User Experience Design
How do we avoid overloading players with choice?
What makes a great radial menu?
Articles and learnings on user experience (UX) and user interface (UI) design in video games.
Video: How Do We Teach Them To Play?
Players need to learn how to play... but do we have to have an elaborate tutorial?
Should Players Buy Their Own UI?
Why does Animal Crossing force players to purchase UI improvements? What’s the resulting impact on the game’s UX?