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Half of American Adults Gamers

A new report from the Pew Internet & American Life Project (Adobe Acrobat-format; pew indeed) informs American adult video game players that we are now a plurality, as their research says: "53% - of all American adults play video games of some kind, whether on a computer, on a gaming console, on a cell phone or other handheld device, on a portable gaming device, or online." This abstract offers other data, including an interesting statistic about senior citizens: "Among older adults 65+ who play video games, nearly a third play games everyday, a significantly larger percentage than all younger players, of whom about 20% play everyday." Also, while consoles are most popular among young adults, the PC is still top gun: "Out of all the gaming devices, computers are the most popular among the total adult gaming population, with 73% of adult gamers using computers to play games, compared with 53% console users, 35% who using cell phones, and 25% using portable gaming devices."

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10. Re: PC Gamers Dec 8, 2008, 13:47 [THA] Hamst3r
 
Your disrespect/hatred for the cheaper gaming devices is laughable and futile.

You remind me of the jerks who refuse to talk about any automobile that is not made by company/country X. I will go play Uncharted on the PS3 now and hit up some Company of Heroes later on my PC

Wow, so how many cars do you own? Tiny
 
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