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Women game much more than you realize, research firm shows

GamesBeat: "Women gamers have become a force in all corners of gaming, research company SuperData reported today... People make some false assumptions about female gamers, SuperData senior analyst Stephanie Llamas posted in a blog. 'The first is that women gamers are mostly casual gamers. But half of female PC gamers in the U.S. consider themselves to be mid-core or hardcore gamers. … In fact, women are the largest gaming demographic for PC role-playing games (54 percent), and they represent almost 40 percent of MMO and digital console gamers.' "

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crazytown991333d ago

Some of my best friends are lady gamers.

mikeslemonade1333d ago

Where the heck did they get the data? Noway one-third of FPS games is female. That makes no sense to me.

Gh05t1333d ago

This is a survey... Without knowing how they took the survey (Random Calls, At a game convention, on the side of the road), and the questions asked (Do you play FPS games vs. Have you ever played an FPS game vs. in the last 6 months have you played an FPS game)

All these things factor greatly into how the person will respond, and how that response is used. I would also like to see the margin of error?

That is why I hate reports like this talking about polls. They never give the whole story and only show you what they want you to see. Reminds me of political polls and surveys. At least when most newspapers conduct polls there is a section in the back with most that information.

midnightambler1333d ago

I'm kind of surprised by that, to be honest. Pleasantly surprised, though.

ninavoljic1333d ago (Edited 1333d ago )

I know a lot of women who love playing Diablo 3.

Kenshin_BATT0USAI1333d ago

"Women game" lmao. Why was this approved...?

Skankinruby1333d ago

Two of my closest lady friends are hardcore gamers, and attractive and married so no need to challenge that. My wife hates video games but I'm working on her lol

kreate1333d ago

U will lose. Eventually.

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