Video Games, Psychology, and the User Experience with Dr. Celia Hodent (Epic Games)


February 2, 2016
4:00pm - 5:00pm


Event Description

Dr. Celia Hodent has a PhD in Psychology, and grew up playing a lot of games, including video games. Now, she is the director of user experience for Cary-based Epic Games, the company responsible for the billion-dollar blockbuster “Gears of War” franchise. She will discuss how Epic uses rapid-response research, technology and design to improve users’ gaming experience. 

Following her talk, Dr. Hodent is conducting a workshop where participants will play and analyze video games using a user experience framework. Space is limited and registration for the workshop is required. For more information and a linke to register, visit

Contact Information

Josephine McRobbie
(919) 513-2118

Admission Information

Free and open to the public.

Other Information

This program was made possible in part through a Diversity Mini-Grant from NC State's Office of Institutional Equity and Diversity.