While nearly all teens enjoy video games, so do more than half of all adults, according to a report by the Pew Internet and American Life Project.
The study finds age is the biggest factor in playing video games. That said, over1 in 3 adults play games on cell phones.
- Younger adults are significantly more likely than any other game group to play games, and as age increases game play decreases.
- 76% of students play games vs. 49% of non-students.
- 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.Continue with more data and charts…
- Among the adult population, 73% of adult gamers using computers to play games, compared with 53% console users, 35% who using cell phones (including Blackberry devices), and 25% using portable gaming devices.
- Some 57% of respondents with at least some college education play games, significantly more than high school graduates (51%) and those who have less than a high school education (40%).
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