Games User Research

Author: Anders DrachenPublished: 3/25/2018Format: HardcoverPage Count: 560Goodreads Rating: 4.57Games live and die commercially on the player experience. Games User Research is collectively the way we optimise the quality of the user experience (UX) in games, working with all aspects of a game from the mechanics and interface, visuals and art, interaction and progression, making sure every element works in concert and supports the game UX. This means that Games User Research is essential and integral to the production of games and to

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UX Research: Practical Techniques for Designing Better Products

Authors: Brad Nunnally, David FarkasPublished: 11/25/2016Format: PaperbackPage Count: 256Goodreads Rating: 3.81One key responsibility of product designers and UX practitioners is to conduct formal and informal research to clarify design decisions and business needs. But there's often mystery around product research, with the feeling that you need to be a research Zen master to gather anything useful. Fact is, anyone can conduct product research. With this quick reference guide, you'll learn a common language and set of tools to help you carry out research in

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Ignite Your Research Mojo: How you can make user research impactful and transform your company

Author: Dilip ChetanPublished: February 9, 2018Format: PaperbackPage Count: 242 pagesWhy do so many companies’ research projects fail? And why do even the best corporations sometimes struggle to make good use of their research data? Strangely enough, no text on user research has tackled these questions—until now. Ignite Your Research Mojo is the first book designed expressly to focus on the factors that can spell success or failure when researching end user needs and behaviors. It was written for professionals of all experience levels seeking to

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