Retraction notice to "Key factors of heuristic evaluation for game design: Towards massively multi-player online role-playing game" [Int. J. Human-Computer Studies 65 (2007) 709-723] (DOI:10.1016/j.ijhcs.2007.01.001)

Seungkeun Song, Joohyeon Lee

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This article has been retracted at the request of the Editors-in-Chief. Reason: It has come to the attention of the Editors-in-Chief of the International Journal of Human-Computer Studies that this article is highly congruent to the previously published work of J.P. Davis, K. Steury, R. Pagulayan, "A survey method for assessing perceptions of a game: The consumer playtest in game design", Game Studies: the International Journal of Computer Game Research, vol. 5, issue 1 (2005). The Editors have asked Elsevier to retract the Song and Lee article for the following reason: a substantial part of the literature review (Section 2.1) contains extracted passages without quotes or sufficient changes to the original text and lacks the necessary acknowledgement in the reference section. This article has been retracted consistent with Elsevier Policy on Article Withdrawal ( The publisher apologizes for any inconvenience this may cause.

Original languageEnglish
Number of pages1
JournalInternational Journal of Human Computer Studies
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - 2008 May 1


All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Software
  • Human Factors and Ergonomics
  • Education
  • Engineering(all)
  • Human-Computer Interaction
  • Hardware and Architecture

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