Evaluation of UX in Geolocated Serious Games with AR

Carina S. González-González, Mª Belén Armas-Torres, Yeray Barrios-Fleitas

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This article describes the tools and techniques that are considered most appropriate to assess geolocated video games with augmented reality (AR). We are facing an unexplored field, given the recent emergence and growth of these fields, as this type of evidence is concerned. To do this, we have studied the assessment tools recommended by leading authors and researchers User Experience (UX), Playability and Player Experience (PX). Of these instruments and techniques they have been selected instruments and methods suitable for this type of videogame, it has been proposed a methodology and it has been tested in a field study with real potential users. As a case study, it has made the assessment Progrezz, a platform pioneer in the gamification of real social actions, based on the play model of Ingress, using as support for this technology mobile geographic location with the emerging technology of augmented reality. For this they previously discussed a number of issues related to the context and framework of the project in order to justify the existence and approach also explain the decisions taken during the approach, development and implementation. Finally, an evaluation guide has been proposed, which allows a multidimensional measure the UX/PX geolocated mobile games with AR.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationInteracción '16
Subtitle of host publicationProceedings of the XVII International Conference on Human Computer Interaction
EditorsLourdes Moreno, Ernesto Jesús de La Rubia Cuestas, Victor Manuel Ruiz Penichet, Francisco J. García-Peñalvo
Place of PublicationNew York, NY, USA
PublisherACM Press
Number of pages2
ISBN (Print)978-1-4503-4119-6
Publication statusPublished - 13 Sep 2016
Externally publishedYes


  • Serious games
  • Geolocalization
  • Augmented reality
  • User eXperience (UX)
  • Playability
  • Evaluation


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