First impressions matter

A game's UI is often the first thing a player sees, and a poorly designed UI can create a negative impression that can turn players off before they even start playing.


A confusing or cluttered UI can make it difficult for players to find what they're looking for, leading to frustration and disengagement.


If the UI is not designed with accessibility in mind, it can exclude potential players and limit the game's appeal.


A consistent UI design across all aspects of the game (menus, HUD, etc.) creates a cohesive experience that enhances immersion.


If players are unclear about what they need to do or what their options are, they may become frustrated or disinterested.


The UI text should be easily readable, with appropriate font sizes and colors. Poor readability can strain the player's eyes


The UI should respond quickly to player input, with minimal lag or delay. Slow or unresponsive UI can make the game feel unpolished and frustrating to play.


A well-designed UI can enhance the game's overall aesthetic and contribute to a more enjoyable player experience.


Players often appreciate the ability to customize the UI to their preferences, such as adjusting font sizes or rearranging menus.


A simple and straightforward UI can be more effective than a complex or convoluted one. A cluttered or overly complex UI can overwhelm players.