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Games User Research and Experience Roundtable (Presented by IGDA)


Ben Lewis-Evans (UX Lead, Chair, Epic Games, IGDA Games User Research SIG)

Location: Room 105, South Hall

Date: Thursday, March 22

Time: 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Pass Type: All Access, GDC Conference + Summits, GDC Conference, GDC Summits, Expo Plus, Expo, Audio Conference + Tutorial, Educators Summit, Indie Games Summit - Get your pass now!

Topic: Advocacy

Format: Roundtable

Vault Recording: Not Recorded

This session will start with a quick introduction to the area of Games User Research (GUR) and Experience (UX) focused on what a UR/UX professional typically does within the games industry. The rest of the session will be an open round table discussion where the audience will have the opportunity to ask questions and discuss user research and experience with the leading UR/UX professional in attendance. Potential topics of discussion will include discussion around the value of UR/UX and how to carry out, use, and interpret data coming from the area in relation to specific game design issues. This will be an interactive session, so please come with plenty of questions!


Attendees will leave the room with a clear understanding of what Games User Research/Experience is, what they can do, and where they can go, to get better at User Research/Experience, and what IGDA GUR SIG does.

Intended Audience

Anyone and everyone with an interest in Games User Research and Experience.