34 min

28. Games User Research (feat. Steve Bromley, author and games user researcher‪)‬ NN/g UX Podcast

    • Technology

Have you ever wondered what it's like to usability test a video game? Or what goes on behind the scenes of gaming studios as they prepare for big release dates? In this episode, games user researcher Steve Bromley shares how he got into the field, and what makes games different from traditional user experiences.

Steve's Website: gamesuserresearch.com; Steve's Book: ⁠How To Be A Games User Researcher

Other websites Steve Mentioned


A Theory Of Fun For Game Design (Raph Koster)
A Playful Production Process
Game Developer Conference Videos

NN/g's Free Articles and Videos on Games & Gamification:


10 Usability Heuristics Applied to Video Games (article)
Games User Research (article)
Video Game Design and UX (video)
Gamification in the User Experience (video)
Psychology & UX Study Guide (free study guide)

NN/g UX Certification Courses (full-day or half-day formats)


Persuasive & Emotional Design
The Human Mind and Usability

Have you ever wondered what it's like to usability test a video game? Or what goes on behind the scenes of gaming studios as they prepare for big release dates? In this episode, games user researcher Steve Bromley shares how he got into the field, and what makes games different from traditional user experiences.

Steve's Website: gamesuserresearch.com; Steve's Book: ⁠How To Be A Games User Researcher

Other websites Steve Mentioned


A Theory Of Fun For Game Design (Raph Koster)
A Playful Production Process
Game Developer Conference Videos

NN/g's Free Articles and Videos on Games & Gamification:


10 Usability Heuristics Applied to Video Games (article)
Games User Research (article)
Video Game Design and UX (video)
Gamification in the User Experience (video)
Psychology & UX Study Guide (free study guide)

NN/g UX Certification Courses (full-day or half-day formats)


Persuasive & Emotional Design
The Human Mind and Usability

34 min

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