Games & Xbox

    Getting from Good to Great: How Improving User Research Results in Better Games

    Presentation from GameFest 2008
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        Consistently making great games is the Holy Grail of the games industry—after all, the rewards for a great game are staggering compared to the rewards for a “good” game. However, once you've hired top talent and streamlined your development process, what more can be done? Microsoft Game Studios answered this question by improving its user-research program. The timely, accurate, and actionable feedback that the user-research program supplied helped great teams make far better games far more reliably. The founder of MGS's user-research program discusses how user research works, and provides simple tips for improving your own user-research processes.
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