What is Your Gaming Platform Identity?

What drives you to play? Why do you prefer one platform over another? Just like how we argue over Mario Vs. Sonic or PUBG vs. Fortnite, we all have our reasons for getting attached to certain consoles and platforms. Through GameTree’s Gamer DNA, we can see beyond any general fondness for a platform and into the data driving our preferences. For example, based on the infographic below, the biggest reason people seem to play on PC is for “Status” — if this wasn’t true, then the “PC Master Race” meme would probably never exist.

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Is Social Isolation Killing You?

“Coronavirus” is the first thing that comes to mind lately when thinking about a pandemic. News of the virus is almost impossible to avoid, and the outbreak has left millions displaced, isolated, and disconnected from the world. There’s another problem that arises from this. It’s different, but still pretty dangerous. Something that might’ve infected you already, and that no amount of facemasks, toilet paper, or hand sanitizer stockpiling can cure. We’re talking about loneliness. Read More »Is Social Isolation Killing You?

5 Social Games to Play While in Quarantine

We understand that people are going through a lot right now, what with the COVID-19 virus keeping us all in our homes, and probably in need of some way to spend the time. Worry not, because we’re here to help! Here at GameTree, we are still hard at work to give you the best game recommendations and friends to play with, even during these trying times. Let us recommend you 5 games that you can use with our app and have a great time in the safety of your home:

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Biggest Gamer Data Dump EVER! 50+ Infographics!

All your questions answered

A while back, we teased you all with a portion of our data insights, but we still have so much more information to share with you! We have accumulated a lot of data across thousands of our users over a wide range of metrics. We believe that in sharing the infographics below, we can learn to better understand ourselves and the gaming community.Read More »Biggest Gamer Data Dump EVER! 50+ Infographics!

DOTA 2 Vs. League of Legends: Answering the Eternal Question

The eternal question is now settled! Which game requires more skill: League of Legends or DOTA 2? DOTA is irrefutably the higher skill game, but League beats it in sound and graphics quality.

These findings are in accordance with players’ gaming tastes, and assume people play games that match their tastes. The data comes from a GameTree Gamer DNA sample of 10,000 players who play exclusively League or Dota. GameTree itself is a next-generation player and game AI recommendation tool + social network. The Gamer DNA model is one of its matchmaking criteria. You can read more about it here or watch a video here

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Industry Results: Genre and Platform Preferences (Age & Gender)

About The Sample:

This is only a small taste of an even bigger report that we have in store for the future. Consider it a teaser for our report that was developed with the aim to better understand gamers and the gaming community as a whole. We present in-depth data on gamers over a wide range of metrics, from preferred gaming genres to gamer personality types. The data comes  from 100,000 gamers engaged in sessions involving over 200,000 games on the GameTree platform. The data collected comprises of inputs shared by gamers for our personality and gamer DNA surveys. As gamers are matched to other gamers/recommended games based on their inputs, they are incentivized to provide authentic answers and as such, it can be assumed that the data generated is accurate and reliable.Read More »Industry Results: Genre and Platform Preferences (Age & Gender)

What your personality type says about your gaming tastes

The best thing about horoscopes, besides the fact that they’re fun, is that they feed the vain hunger we all have for self-analysis. There’s a reason Buzzfeed personality tests have been so popular, just as there’s a reason people read their horoscopes regularly. People like to be told things about themselves: how they think and how they dream, their strengths and weaknesses, their goals and passions.

Until now, these Buzzfeed quizzes and horoscopes have been largely hunches, or even drawn out by reading the stars – which is all well and good, but what if there was a legitimate, scientific way to discover who you really are, and more – what games you’d really like?

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