PacktLib: Game Data Analysis – Tools and Methods

Game Data Analysis – Tools and Methods

Credits

About the Authors

About the Reviewers

www.PacktPub.com

Preface

Context and Themes in Games

The rise of game analytics

Themes in games

From themes to engagement

References

Summary

Common Key Performance Indicators

Definition and framework of Key Performance Indicators

Working regularly with KPIs

Summary

Environment and Tools for Data Analysis

Typical programming environment for data mining and storage

Tools available on the market for quick data mining

Commercial solutions

Tools available for analysis

Summary

Game Analytics and Generation of Content

Testing

The multivariate testing

Recommendations for good practices

Case study – monetization pop up

Summary

Advanced Analysis and Statistical Methods

General statistical description

Machine learning

Summary

Data Visualization

Recommendations for good practices

Typical traps of data visualization

Summary

Limits of Game Data Analysis

Which game analytics should be used

Summary

Index