Video Games Climbing the Ladder of American Pastimes

According to the 2009 Today's Gamers International Survey, American men and women spend significantly more time and money on video games than their European counterparts. Of the U.S. citizens polled, 83% play video games and many rank it as their favorite pastime ahead of popular activities like surfing on the Internet and watching television. By comparison, only 72% of Europeans polled play games, a percentage shared by American respondents ages 50 and above.

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gumgum993270d ago

The Video Game Industry is one of the largest entertainment industries in the world. These type of statistics should only be expected.

I do find the increase in social gaming quite interesting.