65% of US households play video games, 38% have consoles, 40% are female
65% of US households play video games, 38% have consoles, 40% are female – 7.25.2008 [more ]
40% of US gamers are women, Entertainment Software Association says.
65% of American households play computer and video games. 38% of
American homes have a video game console. The average game player is 35
years old. One out of four gamers are over age 50. Women age 18 or
older represent a significantly greater portion of the game-playing
population (33%) than boys age 17 or younger (18%). 41% of Americans
expect to purchase one or more games 2008. 94% of parents are present
when games are purchased or rented. 88% of parents report always or
sometimes monitoring the games their children play. 63% of parents
believe games are a positive part of their children’s lives.