Video Game Industry Statistics from 2010
67% of US households play video games.
40% of all gamers are female.
34 years old is average age of a gamer.
39 years old is average age of most frequent game purchaser.
12 years is average number of years adult gamers have been playing.
80% of primary consoles chosen by female gamers is Wii.
41% of primary consoles chosen by male gamers is Wii.
76% of parents believe in parental controls for game consoles.
93% of the time parents are present at time of game purchase.
64% of parents believe games are positive for their children’s lives.
48% of parents play computer and video games with their children at least weekly.
86% of the time children receive the permission of their parent before purchasing a game.
97% of the time parents monitor the games their children play.
$10.5 billion in 2009 total revenue earned for computer and video game sales.
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