#GamesUR Conference is done!

After months of organisation, on July 17th we held the first ever European Games User Research conference at Conway Hall in London. The event brought together speakers and researchers from companies such as PlayStation, Ubisoft, Riot Games, Microsoft, Epic Games and more to talk, share knowledge and collaborate. We also had a surprisingly large number of […]

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European Games User Research Conference – Call for Submissions now open

We’ve launched the website for #GamesUR, the first European Games User Research Conference, and are now looking for submissions. The conference is a one-day knowledge-sharing and networking event for professionals, novices and students interested in playtesting, video game user research, and the study of player psychology. It will be in London, on July 17th 2015. […]

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Some things I’ve learned about moderating playtesting sessions

1-1 playtesting sessions, where the moderator is sat in the room with an individual player (or small groups playing on one console), are a key part of games user research, and are essential for getting useful usability feedback throughout the development process. During my time at PlayStation I’ve been lucky enough to work with some […]

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