“A fire truck was coming down the street, and there was a Pokémon spawned [appeared] in the street. I thought… ‘I hope the fire truck doesn’t hit the Meowth [Pokémon]’. And then I realized what a strange thought that was.” My study on Game Transfer Phenomena (GTP) in Pokémon Go […]
It is easy to imagine how Augmented Reality technologies will transform, enhance or distort our everyday perceptions by superimposing vivid synthetic images on real world sceneries. Localization-based quasi-augmented reality games such as Ingress and more recently Pokémon Go, offer possibilities to get the first insights of Game Transfer Phenomena and […]
Gamers, followers! We need your help. I’m looking for gamers for a pilot test of a new survey on Game Transfer Phenomena! Please send me an email if you are interested. Answering the survey will take max 25 minutes.
A new study on the severity of GTP “An empirical examination of factors associated with Game Transfer Phenomena severity” has been published in the Computer in Human Behaviour Journal with my co-authors Ben Oldfield and Mark D. Griffiths. You can download a free copy of the full article until September […]
In our latest study with over 2,000 self-selected participants 97% reported having experienced GTP at some point in their life. The most (95%) had experienced GTP more than once. Altered visual perceptions The most commonly reported among the visual experiences were visualizing images or seeing images with closed eyes (77%). 77% […]
Rodrigo Villanueva from LevelUp.com has put together a video report on the latest study about prevalence of GTP. Almost 100,000 people have watched it in just a few days! Check out the gamers’ comments and share your one!
Un gran número de jugadores reportó haber experimentado imágenes, sonidos y sensaciones después de jugar video juegos Casi todos los encuestados que respondieron el cuestionario de Fenómenos de transferencia del juego o su nombre en inglés Game Transfer Phenomena (GTP) reportaron haber experimentado alguna experiencia, ya sea imágenes, sonidos o […]
Many video gamers experience images, sounds and sensations from games in their real worlds Almost all video gamers who responded to an online survey about ‘Game Transfer Phenomena’ claimed to have experienced some form of it – with images, sounds or urges from their games being transferred into their real […]
Abstract A variety of instruments have been developed to assess different dimensions of playing video games and its effects on cognitions, affect, and behaviors. The present study examined the psychometric properties of the Game Transfer Phenomena Scale (GTPS) that assesses nonvolitional phenomena experienced after playing video games (i.e., altered perceptions, […]