Research released by the ESA shows that more than 150 million Americans play video games

Research released by the ESA shows that more than 150 million Americans play video games

May 12, 2015

Recently, our friends at the ESA launched their latest research report, the 2015 Essential Facts about the computer video games industry, 2015 for the US market.  You can download the report here. Some of the key findings include: The average game player is 35 years old; The most frequent female game player is on average 43 years old; Women 18 years or older...

The New Face of Gamers

The New Face of Gamers

Jun 6, 2014

Recently Twitch commissioned a study to dispel some of the ‘gamer myths’ that can still crop up in mainstream media. At no surprise to us, they found that gamers as a group are more social, successful, educated, socially conscious and family oriented than their no non-gamer counterparts. Check out the Twitch blog  and you can access the report from...

Video games are good for young people

Video games are good for young people

Sep 2, 2013

Over at the Conversation, Daniel Johnson, Christian Jones and Jane Burns have conducted a comprehensive review of research papers and reports from around the world to explore the role of video games in young people’s lives.  The results may in fact surprise you around the positive ways video games can impact the lives of young people.  You can read the...

Video Games are good for you – new research by YAWCRC

Video Games are good for you – new research by YAWCRC

Jul 22, 2013

Launched at PAX Australia over the weekend, new Young and Well CRC research reveals young people can experience positive effects from playing videogames, highlighting an opportunity to use videogames for wellbeing. You can find a link to the report here Share...

2013 Essential Facts about the Computer and Video Game Industry from The ESA

2013 Essential Facts about the Computer and Video Game Industry from The ESA

Jun 12, 2013

Every year The ESA release a research report about the video games industry.  You can find the 2013 Essential Facts Report here. Share this:

QUT study looks into screen time habits of young children

QUT study looks into screen time habits of young children

Jan 8, 2013

A recent study undertaken by QUT was discussed on ABC news.  The study shows that children are actually better off playing video games than watching TV. To watch the video click here. Share...