Essential Facts 2017

Essential Facts 2017

Apr 20, 2017

The ESA have released their latest report –  Essential Facts About the Computer and Video Games Industry in the US for 2017.  You can check out the report here. Some of the key findings include: Two thirds of American households regularly play video games Adult women represent a greater portion of the video game-playing population (31 percent) than boys...

Essential Facts 2016 from the ESA

Essential Facts 2016 from the ESA

Apr 29, 2016

Yesterday our friends at the ESA released their latest Essential Facts About the Computer and Video Game Industry: 2016 Sales, Demographic and Usage Data.   Check out their website for more information and download the full report here   Share...

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...

U.S. Video Game Industry Grows 4 Times Faster than American Economy

U.S. Video Game Industry Grows 4 Times Faster than American Economy

Nov 12, 2014

Our friends at the ESA have released a study that showed the US computer and video game industry  grew more than 9 percent in real compound annual growth from 2009 to 2012.  The rate was four times the growth of the American economy during the same time.   You can read the press release here and access the report here. Share...

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...

The ESA’s 2014 Essential Facts about the computer and video game industry

The ESA’s 2014 Essential Facts about the computer and video game industry

Apr 28, 2014

Late last week, our friends the ESA in the US, released their latest research report, the 2014 Essential Facts about the Computer and Video Game industry. Some of the key findings are: 56 percent of parents say video games are a positive part of their child’s life. 68 percent of families with children under 18 at home believe game play provides mental...