Effect of real-world experience on Immersion in virtual reality games: A preliminary study

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Most studies on relationships between the real-world and gaming experiences have focused on the effect of digital games on daily life. The current preliminary study examined whether players' experience with a real-world game affects their immersion in a digital game simulating this real-world game. The experimental results show that real-world experience influences immersions of experienced and inexperienced gamers differently. Moreover, the results reveal that players' perceived degree of realism varies as their level of immersion changes.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of the 4th International Symposium on Chinese CHI, ChineseCHI 2016
PublisherAssociation for Computing Machinery
ISBN (Electronic)9781450347600
Publication statusPublished - 8 May 2016
Externally publishedYes
Event4th International Symposium on Chinese CHI, ChineseCHI 2016 - San Jose, United States
Duration: 8 May 2016 → …


Conference4th International Symposium on Chinese CHI, ChineseCHI 2016
Country/TerritoryUnited States
CitySan Jose
Period8/05/16 → …


  • Digital games
  • Immersion
  • Perceived realism
  • Player experience
  • Real-world experience

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Human-Computer Interaction
  • Computer Networks and Communications
  • Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition
  • Software

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