Game Analytics

Maximizing the Value of Player Data



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Price$84.99 - $99.00
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AuthorsMagy Seif El-Nasr, Anders Drachen, Alessandro Canossa
PublisherSpringer
Published2013
Pages800
LanguageEnglish
FormatPaper book / ebook (PDF)
ISBN-101447147693
ISBN-139781447147695
EBook Hardcover Paperback

Developing a successful game in today's market is a challenging endeavor. Thousands of titles are published yearly, all competing for players' time and attention. Game analytics has emerged in the past few years as one of the main resources for ensuring game quality, maximizing success, understanding player behavior and enhancing the quality of the player experience. It has led to a paradigm shift in the development and design strategies of digital games, bringing data-driven intelligence practices into the fray for informing decision making at operational, tactical and strategic levels.

Game Analytics - is the first book on the topic of game analytics; the process of discovering and communicating patterns in data towards evaluating and driving action, improving performance and solving problems in game development and game research.





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