68 Percent Of US Households Play Games

The Entertainment Software Association (ESA) recently released the annual “Essential Facts About the Computer and Video Game Industry” report.

A few findings:

  • 68 % of American households play videogames
  • 42% of homes have a gaming console
  • The average age of players is 35
  • Females make up 43% of online gamers 
Come on...does anyone *really* play the Wii like this?

Come on...does anyone *really* play the Wii like this?

 “This is the new golden age of entertainment software. Our  products are now being enjoyed by over two-thirds of Americans”

Also,  according to the study, parents are present 92% of the time when games are rented or purchased. If accurate, this is encouraging. Of course, being “present” does not necessarily mean that parents are informed about the content of the purchase…

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Posted on June 11, 2009, in Study, Videogames and tagged , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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