Gamasutra - Blogs http://www.gamasutra.com/blogs/ Wai Yen Tang's Blogs Wed, 30 Jul 2014 09:19:47 EDT en-us scarless@think-services.com (Simon Carless) Four studies on videogame genre preferences - by Wai Yen Tang http://www.gamasutra.com/blogs/WaiYenTang/20140725/221936/Four_studies_on_videogame_genre_preferences.php Design,Console/PC,Social/Online A review of four studies examining preferences for video games and video game genres. http://www.gamasutra.com/blogs/WaiYenTang/20140725/221936/Four_studies_on_videogame_genre_preferences.php Fri, 25 Jul 2014 03:36:00 EDT To feel like the good or bad guy: The role of empathy - by Wai Yen Tang http://www.gamasutra.com/blogs/WaiYenTang/20140711/220858/To_feel_like_the_good_or_bad_guy_The_role_of_empathy.php Design,Social/Online Experiment examining how empathy plays a role between playing an antisocial versus prosocial games and behaving prosocially and antisocially. http://www.gamasutra.com/blogs/WaiYenTang/20140711/220858/To_feel_like_the_good_or_bad_guy_The_role_of_empathy.php Fri, 11 Jul 2014 11:59:00 EDT A pairing of exergaming and persuasive health messages for physical activity - by Wai Yen Tang http://www.gamasutra.com/blogs/WaiYenTang/20140627/219808/A_pairing_of_exergaming_and_persuasive_health_messages_for_physical_activity.php Console/PC An experiment that combines exergaming and health communication research. Elementary students exercise with the Wii over a period of 6 weeks, they also read health brochures about physical exercise and staying healthy. http://www.gamasutra.com/blogs/WaiYenTang/20140627/219808/A_pairing_of_exergaming_and_persuasive_health_messages_for_physical_activity.php Fri, 27 Jun 2014 09:53:00 EDT A field experiment on reactions to a woman's friend request in an FPS game - by Wai Yen Tang http://www.gamasutra.com/blogs/WaiYenTang/20140613/219216/A_field_experiment_on_reactions_to_a_womans_friend_request_in_an_FPS_game.php Business/Marketing,Console/PC,Social/Online A field experiment where researchers acted as a male or female player in an FPS. The players spoke positively, negatively or did not spoke during a match. After the match, researchers sent friend requests to all players. The rate differs across factors. http://www.gamasutra.com/blogs/WaiYenTang/20140613/219216/A_field_experiment_on_reactions_to_a_womans_friend_request_in_an_FPS_game.php Fri, 13 Jun 2014 01:54:00 EDT The communication of videogame science to the public and gamers - by Wai Yen Tang http://www.gamasutra.com/blogs/WaiYenTang/20140307/212613/The_communication_of_videogame_science_to_the_public_and_gamers.php Business/Marketing,Console/PC An examination about communicating science on videogames to the public and gamers. What does it mean to social scientists and gamers alike. http://www.gamasutra.com/blogs/WaiYenTang/20140307/212613/The_communication_of_videogame_science_to_the_public_and_gamers.php Fri, 07 Mar 2014 03:20:00 EST Tackling the Gamer Identity Crisis - by Wai Yen Tang http://www.gamasutra.com/blogs/WaiYenTang/20140207/210298/Tackling_the_Gamer_Identity_Crisis.php Social/Online Recent events have called into question just exactly what it means to be a “gamer” today. What was once a title associated with being a member of a fun loving community now seems to have become intertwined with misogyny and discrimination. http://www.gamasutra.com/blogs/WaiYenTang/20140207/210298/Tackling_the_Gamer_Identity_Crisis.php Fri, 07 Feb 2014 12:09:00 EST