Times are hard right now, and when times are hard people look for escapes.But when Jane says “many”, most of us make assumptions about the people she’s talking about. We tend to think of them as disaffected young men. But we’re wrong. Very wrong!
Quote from the opening of the recent Pew Internet survey of US teens.
40% of women 18 and over play video gamesPhoto: Chiquillas Gamers by Totoro! http://www.flickr.com/photos/totoro_zine/2166018571/
% of video game players nationallyPhoto by Lucas Gillespie - http://www.flickr.com/photos/7540626@N05/2659442789/
Photo by Earl – What I saw 2.0http://www.flickr.com/photos/earlg/304373180/
“The first national survey of its kind
finds that virtually all American
teens play computer, console, or
cell phone games and that the
gaming experience is rich and
varied, with a significant amount of
social interaction and potential for