October 27, 2008

More Good News for Gamers

According to a study done by Ipsos MediaCT and IGN Entertainment -- cited by blogger and SirsiDynix Vice President of Innovation, Stephen Abram -- the myth of the gamer as an antisocial Comic Book Guy is wrong:
  • 55% of gamers polled are married;
  • 48% have children;
  • more than 75% of videogamers play games with other people either online or in person;
  • the average gaming household income ($79,000) is notably higher than that of nongaming households ($54,000); and
  • gamers are twice as likely to go out on dates as nongamers in a given month.
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