NPD: 82 Percent of American Kids Say They're Gamers

Gamesthirst: Our very good friend from the NPD Group, David Riley, has just sent in some rather intriguing news, if you're between the ages of 2-17, then most likely you're a gamer.

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FishCake9T43004d ago

Every kid i know here in the UK has a games console. I just guess its whether or not you take games seriously enough to call yourself a gamer.

movements3004d ago

Own a console. Impossible

solar3004d ago

i remember when gamers where nerds and outcasts of social activities. seems like i was a head of the curve a mere 10 years later. :P

Montrealien3004d ago (Edited 3004d ago )

but the real question is, are they hardcore enough to be gamers? The N4G savants will determine that, cause lets face it, they are savants.

Arnon3004d ago

Gaming is now the leading form of entertainment. It's almost expected, nowadays.

Saaking3004d ago

They may be gamers, but they're just CASUAL gamers. There's a difference.

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movements3004d ago

What's the percentage for 18+

darthv723004d ago

at 17 you are still being called a "kid"??? I guess that is better than young whipper snapper.

RockmanII73004d ago

I'm a kid even though I can buy rated M games and see rated R movies. I think the proper term is 'young adult'.

PopEmUp3004d ago

can you go to a night club? if not you still a kid, otherwise you're a young adult :P

Carl14123004d ago

I'm technically an adult (18+) but wouldn't consider myself to be one

Sarcasm3004d ago

Once you start paying a mortgage and bills, you are no longer a kid.

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movements3004d ago

Seems like everybody have some kind of system over there; seems like they all play games

RockmanII73004d ago

Where again was this poll taken place? I should go there some time.

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