About Steve Bromley

I am Steve – a games user researcher.

I am an expert user researcher, specialising in building new user research teams and games user research.

I work with studios of all sizes to run playtests, and integrate user research into the game development process.

Prior to this I was a senior user researcher for PlayStation and worked on many of their top European titles, including Horizon Zero Dawn, SingStar, the LittleBigPlanet series and the PlayStation VR lineup.

I started the Games User Research mentoring scheme, which has linked hundreds of students with industry professionals from top games companies such as Sony, EA, Valve, Ubisoft and Microsoft. I wrote the bestselling book How To Be A Games User Researcher to share the expertise needed to work in the games industry.

I regularly speak at games industry conferences and podcasts about games user research + playtesting.

I have lead research studies for many titles, including:Some games under NDA BigFest, Horizon Zero Dawn, Invizimals, LittleBigPlanetMurasaki Baby, No Mans Sky, PS Vita Pets, Playstation VR Worlds Resogun, Rigs, Rush of Blood, SingStar That's You, Wonderbook

Other released titles I supported user research for include:

Driveclub, Infamous, LittleBigPlanet Playroom, Pupeteer, Ratchet and Clank Rime, Sly Cooper, Smart As, Soul Sacrifice, Tearaway, Unfinished Swan, Wonderbook Diggs Nightcrawler

 

I continue to work under NDA with AAA, AA and Indie studios on PC, Mobile and Console games.