How game developers can predict behavior patterns through rewards

As the video game industry continues to grow and expand, many developers and publishers are on a quest to find more cost- and time-efficient methods of developing their products, especially as budgets continue to grow for high-profile titles. A new study from researchers based out of North Carolina State University claims that they are able to accurately predict the behavior patterns of gamers, allowing developers to view what their players are interested in and create content specifically for those needs.

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tplarkin72775d ago

This study reminds me of Too Human development. Silicon Knights also took an academic approach to game design. They called it "Flow" and "Engagement". It didn't make a good game.

My philosophy is that it takes "work" to make a good game.