Playability and Player Experience Research

by Lennart E Nacke, Anders Drachen, Kai Kuikkaniemi, Joerg Niesenhaus, Hannu J Korhonen, Wouter M van den Hoogen, Karolien Poels, Wijnand A IJsselsteijn, Yvonne A W de Kort
Abstract:
As the game industry matures and games become more and more complex, there is an increasing need to develop scientific methodologies for analyzing and measuring player experience, in order to develop a better understanding of the relationship and interactions between players and games. This panel gathers distinguished European playability and user experience experts to discuss current findings and methodological advancements within player experience and playability research.
Reference:
Playability and Player Experience Research (Lennart E Nacke, Anders Drachen, Kai Kuikkaniemi, Joerg Niesenhaus, Hannu J Korhonen, Wouter M van den Hoogen, Karolien Poels, Wijnand A IJsselsteijn, Yvonne A W de Kort), In Proceedings of DiGRA 2009, DiGRA, 2009.
Bibtex Entry:
@inproceedings{NackeetalDiGRA2009Panel,
abstract = {As the game industry matures and games become more and more complex, there is an increasing need to develop scientific methodologies for analyzing and measuring player experience, in order to develop a better understanding of the relationship and interactions between players and games. This panel gathers distinguished European playability and user experience experts to discuss current findings and methodological advancements within player experience and playability research.},
address = {Brunel University, West London, UK},
author = {Nacke, Lennart E and Drachen, Anders and Kuikkaniemi, Kai and Niesenhaus, Joerg and Korhonen, Hannu J and van den Hoogen, Wouter M and Poels, Karolien and IJsselsteijn, Wijnand A and de Kort, Yvonne A W},
booktitle = {Proceedings of DiGRA 2009},
keywords = {experimentation,gameexperience,methodology,playability,techniques,usability,userexperience,ux},
mendeley-tags = {experimentation,gameexperience,methodology,playability,techniques,usability,userexperience,ux},
month = sep,
publisher = {DiGRA},
title = {{Playability and Player Experience Research}},
url = {http://www.digra.org/dl/display_html?chid=http://www.digra.org/dl/db/09287.44170.pdf},
year = {2009}
}

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