From Playability to a Hierarchical Game Usability Model

Document type: Conference Papers
Peer reviewed: Yes
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Author(s): Lennart Nacke
Title: From Playability to a Hierarchical Game Usability Model
Translated title: Från spelbarhet till en hierarkisk spelusability modell
Conference name: Proceedings of the Conference on Future Play
Year: 2009
Pagination: 11-12
Publisher: ACM
City: New York, NY
Organization: Blekinge Institute of Technology
Department: School of Computing (Sektionen för datavetenskap och kommunikation)
School of Computing S-371 79 Karlskrona
+46 455 38 50 00
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Language: English
Abstract: This paper presents a brief review of current playability and game usability models. This leads to the conception of a high-level game usability framework model that integrates current usability approaches in game industry and game research.
Subject: Human Work Science\Human Computer Interaction
Digital Game Development\General
Software Engineering\General
Keywords: game, usability, player experience, playability, model, theory
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