PlaytestCloud

Designed to save you time and enhance research quality, PlaytestCloud removes the tedious aspects from your research workflow and gives you more time for designing and analyzing your studies. PlaytestCloud supports user research departments and game teams throughout the entire lifecycle of a mobile game.

PlaytestCloud’s remote video playtesting and survey products can be used with PlaytestCloud’s gamer panel or with your own players.

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Rovio

Rovio Entertainment Corporation is a global entertainment company that creates, develops and publishes mobile games, which have been downloaded over 4 billion times. The Company is best known for the global Angry Birds brand, which started as a popular mobile game in 2009, and has since evolved from games to various entertainment and consumer products in brand licensing. Today, the Company offers multiple mobile games, animations and has produced The Angry Birds Movie, which sequel is in production. Rovio puts the player at the centre of all of its activities and is proud to be part of the 2018 GamesUR Conference in London. Rovio is headquartered in Finland.

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Player Research

Player Research are industry-leading and award-winning games user research specialists. Their clients span AAA and indie dev and everything in-between; all platforms, all genres, all audiences. Since 2012 Player Research’s portfolio has impacted 3 billion+ downloads/sales. That’s a lot of FTUEs! Player Research are seeking games UX Researchers for full-time roles in the UK and Canada.

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Marketing Systems Group

Simplify your participant registration, recruiting and scheduling processes with ARCS study management and participant engagement platform. ARCS delivers efficiency and visibility to managing internal research studies. Create customized data points, store in the participant database, then use the ARCS List Builder tool to identify potential study participants. Identified participants can then be emailed or texted with a screener built using ARCS Questionnaire Builder. Qualified playtesters can be scheduled based on how they answer the screener and whether there are open study quotas. ARCS tracks participation, incentive, and engagement history. Many of the industry leading studios and game developers have already migrated to ARCS.

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Sony Interactive Entertainment

As part of SIE Worldwide Studios Europe (WWSE), the User Research Team work closely with developers from across the globe to ensure that player focused insights are integrated in PlayStation games and hardware, and that research is at the heart of the PlayStation experience. Since the team was formed in 2008 they have worked on games such as Horizon Zero Dawn, Detroit Become Human, Wipeout VR and Astro Bot Rescue Mission. The team also helped with research during the development of the PSVR virtual reality headset, PS Vita, PS4 and DUALSHOCK 4 controller.

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Epic Games

Founded in 1991, Epic Games is the creator of Fortnite, Unreal, Gears of War, Shadow Complex, and the Infinity Blade series of games. Epic’s Unreal Engine technology brings high-fidelity, interactive experiences to PC, console, mobile, AR, VR and the Web. Unreal Engine is freely available at unrealengine.com.

Epic Games

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