Pew Research Finds Half of People Play Video Video games

Almost half of People play video video games, based on a brand new ballot, though not everyone seems to be satisfied that may be a good factor.

The Pew Analysis Middle discovered that forty nine % of People say they often play video video games on a pc, TV, recreation console or moveable gadget like a cellphone. Solely 10 % of these individuals, nevertheless, determine as "players."

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Previous stereotypes nonetheless exist, the research discovered. Almost 60 % of People assumed that most individuals who play video video games are males.

That’s true, however by a really tiny margin. The research discovered that fifty % of males and forty eight % of girls stated that they performed video video games. Ladies ages 50 or older have been truly extra more likely to play than males of the identical age group.

Some 2,001 adults from throughout the USA have been surveyed for the research, which was launched on Tuesday.

Whereas almost half of America is gaming, many individuals have combined emotions concerning the results of video video games on society.

Pew Study Finds Half of Americans Play Video Games Pew Study Finds Half of Americans Play Video Games

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A good portion of respondents (forty three %) agreed with the assertion that "individuals who play violent video video games usually tend to be violent themselves," though extra individuals (fifty three %) disagreed.

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Opinion was cut up on whether or not video video games are a waste of time, with 26 % saying sure and 24 % saying no, and 33 % saying that was true for some video games and never others. The opposite sixteen % have been not sure, probably as a result of they have been distracted enjoying "Sweet Crush."