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Wednesday, October 19, 2005
 
Essential Facts About The Computer Game Industry
7:58 AM | Cord Kruse | Comment on this story

The Entertainment Software Assocation has released its Essential Facts About The Computer And Video Game Industry for 2005. A compilation of sales figures, demographics, and usage data, the Essential Facts provide an interesting look at the changing profile of the average gamer.

Some information from the Essential Facts:

- 75% of heads of households play computer or video games.
- The average game player is age 30.
- Women over the age of 18 represent a greater portion of the gameplaying population (28%) than boys from ages 6 to 17 (21%).
- Gamers devote more than triple the amount of time
spent playing games each week to exercising or playing sports,
volunteering in the community, religious activities, creative
endeavors, cultural activities, and reading.
To read the entire report download the PDF at the link below.

Essential Facts About Computer Gaming
Entertainment Software Association


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