Reviews, scores, sales and playtime – a Steam perspective

As part of an on-going project on exploring player behavior via the Steam platform (see e.g. here and here) we decided to run a quick correlation analysis across games on Steam, focusing on sales (game ownership) and a two different aggregate review/ranking scores. In addition, we wanted to explore if review scores correlated with the actual amount of time people spend playing games on Steam.

10 + 5 Great Resources on Game Analytics

As game analytics continues to gain importance in the industry, there is a corresponding mass of writings and presentations becoming available. Therefore, I’ve put together another list of great new and older resources about game analytics, monetization, prediction and design, to keep you up to date with what is happening in the field. Cross-posted from the…

GameAnalytics to Bring Free Analytics to Unity Developers

COPENHAGEN, DENMARK— GameAnalytics, a fast-growing free analytics provider, and Unity Technologies, creators of the cross-platform Unity engine and development tools, have partnered in order to bring the powerful GameAnalytics tools into the Unity Asset Store Online Services Strategic Partner program. “During the last nine years, Unity has truly managed to democratize game development for the…