WHAT DRIVES PEOPLE TO PLAY WII GAME? - The Trend of Human-Computer Interaction on Video Game Design

Chih-Hung Wu, Ching-Cha Hsieh, Cheng-Chieh Huang, Chin-Chia Hsu

Abstract

Nintendo released the fifth home videogame console, Wii in November 2006, and sold over six million units in six months. What drives people to play Wii game? What is the magic? The TAM model has empirically tested why people accept some technologies, but most constructs are measured for workspace contexts. This research argues that if we want to understand that why people are attracted to the leisure technology, such as Wii, should take consider the leisure social psychology constructs. We consider that people playing the leisure technology will experience a subjective psychological state of leisure, not only objectively tangible activities. Thus, the intrinsic motivations of leisure will influence the attitudes and intentions of people for using the Wii Game. This research proposes a new leisure technology acceptance model, then using questionnaires, streets surveys, and SEM to collect and verify data. This study provides a new perspective and direction to study leisure technology and human-computer interaction (HCI).

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Wu C., Hsieh C., Huang C. and Hsu C. (2009). WHAT DRIVES PEOPLE TO PLAY WII GAME? - The Trend of Human-Computer Interaction on Video Game Design . In Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 5: ICEIS, ISBN 978-989-8111-88-3, pages 190-193. DOI: 10.5220/0002154801900193


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@conference{iceis09,
author={Chih-Hung Wu and Ching-Cha Hsieh and Cheng-Chieh Huang and Chin-Chia Hsu},
title={WHAT DRIVES PEOPLE TO PLAY WII GAME? - The Trend of Human-Computer Interaction on Video Game Design},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 5: ICEIS,},
year={2009},
pages={190-193},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0002154801900193},
isbn={978-989-8111-88-3},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the 11th International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 5: ICEIS,
TI - WHAT DRIVES PEOPLE TO PLAY WII GAME? - The Trend of Human-Computer Interaction on Video Game Design
SN - 978-989-8111-88-3
AU - Wu C.
AU - Hsieh C.
AU - Huang C.
AU - Hsu C.
PY - 2009
SP - 190
EP - 193
DO - 10.5220/0002154801900193