Upcoming Game UX & Cognitive Psychology Masterclasses will be held in Australia (Brisbane 8/19 and Melbourne 9/4), France (Lille 9/14, Bordeaux 9/17, & Paris 9/21), and San Diego, California (11/2). See below for more information and links to each masterclass.
Why should game developers care about UX and cognitive science? Because experiencing a game happens in the player’s mind and the human brain has many limitations developers should know about. There is only so much workload that the brain will tolerate, and good UX can reduce unwanted confusion and frustrations, while ensuring players will be challenged the way designers intended. What then is the key brain knowledge that you really need and that you can apply to your games?