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A Revisit of the Measurements on Engagement in Videogames: A New Scale Development

Abstract : This research article attempts to conceptualize and operationalize the concept of engagement in videogame-play as consumer videogame engagement that comprises both psychological and behavioral dimensions. Accordingly, this study has developed a scale for measuring consumer videogame engagement through following the steps of scale development. Next, the study has collected data on two samples. Besides, this study has applied SPSS 22.0 version and SEM-PLS approach to analyze the data on two samples and to validate the construct of consumer videogame engagement. Based on the study results, an instrument has proven to be a valid source for measuring engagement in videogames as well as a reflective-formative and multi-dimensional construct. This study contributes to the videogame literature as it considers consumer videogame engagement as a multi-dimensional construct comprising on cognitive, affective and behavioral engagement. It further validates the scale of consumer videogame engagement as reflective-formative model among videogame players.
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Amir Zaib Abbasi, Ding Hooi Ting, Helmut Hlavacs. A Revisit of the Measurements on Engagement in Videogames: A New Scale Development. 15th International Conference on Entertainment Computing (ICEC), Sep 2016, Wien, Austria. pp.247-252, ⟨10.1007/978-3-319-46100-7_25⟩. ⟨hal-01640282⟩



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