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Can playing a video game with a robot be more enjoyable than playing with a human? Should a robot be my teammate or opponent when playing a video game? Will the gaming result affect how I feel about my gaming partner? To address these questions, the present study conducted a 2 (playing game with: human vs. robot) x 2 (played game as: teammate vs. opponent) x 2 (result of game: win vs. lose) between subject experiment to examine the role of a robot in video gaming and psychology of human players associated with it. Results showed that playing a video game was more enjoyable when played with a human player, while playing the game with a robot player was perceived to be easier. Robot player's role as teammate vs. opponent and the result of the game (win vs. lose) did not have psychological effects on participants.