The fantastic Pew Internet Life research series has a new installment up, this one a set of preliminary data on adult players of video games. Lots of crunch stats here:
Adults and Video Games
Younger generations tend to dominate the gaming world; however, older respondents who do
play games are more avid players. Older gamers, particularly seniors, tend to play games more
frequently. Over one-third (36%) of gamers 65 and older say they play games everyday or almost
everyday, compared with 19% of adults aged 50-64, 20% of adults aged 30-49, and 20% of adults
aged 18-29. Senior gamers may play more frequently because they have more time to play than
younger gamers, as 77% of senior gamers reported being retired.
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