Tony Tulathimutte

Tony Tulathimutte is a UX Writer for Bolt|Peters, a UX firm based in San Francisco. Bolt | Peters specializes in remote user research over the web and native environment research. Tony has worked with clients including Autodesk, AAA, HP, and Harvard Business Review; more recently, he was the lead researcher on the player experience studies for EA's Spore.

Stories by Tony Tulathimutte

January 22nd, 2009

Researching Video Games the UX Way

A Look at How Bolt|Peters Researched Usability for Spore

Video game research is mostly focus groups and controlled lab play. For EA’s Spore, Bolt|Peters set out to do better by letting the users play the game in a natural environment, without interference from other players, researchers, or arbitrary tasks.