Vanishing Importance: Studying Immersive Effects of Game Audio Perception on Player Experiences in Virtual Reality

  title={Vanishing Importance: Studying Immersive Effects of Game Audio Perception on Player Experiences in Virtual Reality},
  author={Katja Rogers and Giovanni Ribeiro and Rina R. Wehbe and Michael Weber and L. Nacke},
  journal={Proceedings of the 2018 CHI Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems},
Sound and virtual reality (VR) are two important output modalities for creating an immersive player experience (PX). While prior research suggests that sounds might contribute to a more immersive experience in games played on screens and mobile displays, there is not yet evidence of these effects of sound on PX in VR. To address this, we conducted a within-subjects experiment using a commercial horror-adventure game to study the effects of a VR and monitor-display version of the same game on PX… Expand
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