Gamasutra - Blogs Wai Yen Tang's Blogs Fri, 22 Aug 2014 11:43:20 EDT en-us (Simon Carless) Cheaters in the steam community: a social network perspective - by Wai Yen Tang Console/PC,Social/Online A social network analysis of cheaters in the steam community. Fri, 08 Aug 2014 10:02:00 EDT Four studies on videogame genre preferences - by Wai Yen Tang Design,Console/PC,Social/Online A review of four studies examining preferences for video games and video game genres. Fri, 25 Jul 2014 03:36:00 EDT To feel like the good or bad guy: The role of empathy - by Wai Yen Tang Design,Social/Online Experiment examining how empathy plays a role between playing an antisocial versus prosocial games and behaving prosocially and antisocially. Fri, 11 Jul 2014 11:59:00 EDT A pairing of exergaming and persuasive health messages for physical activity - by Wai Yen Tang 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. 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 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. Fri, 13 Jun 2014 01:54:00 EDT The communication of videogame science to the public and gamers - by Wai Yen Tang 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. Fri, 07 Mar 2014 03:20:00 EST