The project analyses whether or not the introduction of microtransactions in video games causes an increase or decrease in user enjoyment of the game. Microtransactions are in game purchases for a video game that allow the user to gain some kind of advantage or add to a game. During the project I review data available for five videogames that have microtransactions in them and analyse how much the microtransactions cost and how users react to their introduction.
Extracting datasets from Kaggle and Steam and importing the data into RStudio. Data is analysed and visualised in RStudio and Excel.
Rstudio, Microsoft Excel, Kaggle, Steam
Final year computing student specialising in data analytics. Three months experience in IT support at Beaumont hospital and four months experience in an academic internship at National College of Ireland. Three plus years’ experience in customer service in busy retail environments. Strong organisational skills developed from combining full time studies in computing with part time work throughout degree studies. Experience in Java, Object Orientated Programming, HTML, CSS, Android development, SQL and currently learning C# and MVC .Net applications and RStudio data analysis. Strong performance in database modules, covering relational, NoSQL and Data-warehousing, including research and implementation in project work.