Computer games drive social ties

Taken from BBC News: Far from turning teenagers into anti-social loners, video games help them engage with friends and community, says a report.

The survey of 1,102 teenagers aged 12-17 revealed that 99% of boys and 94% of girls across the socio-economic spectrum play some kind of computer or video game.

The most popular title was Guitar Hero, followed by Halo 3, Madden NFL, Solitaire, and Dance Dance Revolution.

Most teenagers played a variety of different titles, said Amanda Lenhart, senior research specialist at the Pew Internet & American Life Project, who wrote the report.

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Hooded Vendetta3618d ago

Finally... Gaming getting some good press :)