“An Evaluation of Personality Type Pairings to Improve Video Game Enjoyment” by Chan, Whitehead and Parush

  • ©Gerry Chan, Anthony Whitehead, and Avi Parush



Entry Number: 09


    An Evaluation of Personality Type Pairings to Improve Video Game Enjoyment



    We examined the effects of personality pairings on enjoyment within two video game scenarios. It was hypothesized that one would enjoy playing with another person who possesses a personality type similar to their own and in a game scenario that matched their personality type. Results showed that cooperative pairings particularly enjoyed playing together. Implications for game design could include a personality survey to maximize enjoyment.


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