Towards Understanding the Importance of Co-Located Gameplay

  title={Towards Understanding the Importance of Co-Located Gameplay},
  author={Rina R. Wehbe and L. Nacke},
  journal={Proceedings of the 2015 Annual Symposium on Computer-Human Interaction in Play},
  • Rina R. Wehbe, L. Nacke
  • Published 2015
  • Computer Science, Psychology
  • Proceedings of the 2015 Annual Symposium on Computer-Human Interaction in Play
Analyzing the social con¬text present in a gameplay environment and its effect on player experience can provide insights informing the design and social value of games. We investigate the influence of social condition (cooperative or competitive play with a human player versus computer-controlled character) on player experience. The study controlled for co-presence by ensuring that another individual attending to the same stimulus was present in all conditions. Although physiological measures… Expand

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