Study: Average gamer is 35, fat and bummed

A new study says the average age of video-game players in the United States is 35, and oh, by the way: They're overweight and tend to be depressed.

The hypothesis was that video-game players have a higher body mass index - the measure of a person's weight in relation to their height - and "a greater number of poor mental health days" versus nonplayers, said Dr. James B. Weaver III of the CDC's National Center for Health Marketing. The hypothesis was correct, he said.

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RememberThe3573767d ago

OK I'm not 35, fat, or depressed. A little low sometimes, but who isn't. To be honest thought doing study around here is always going to show a little more depression, all we get are clouds and rain. Accept now, it's freakin beautiful outside.