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Internet & TechJan 6, 2016

Who plays video games in America?

Though the majority of Americans think most video games players are men, equal numbers of men and women report playing video games. Yet, men are twice as likely to call themselves “gamers.”

Internet & TechDec 17, 2015

Views on gaming differ by race, ethnicity

Hispanics are more likely than whites or blacks to categorize themselves as gamers.

Internet & TechDec 15, 2015

Gaming and Gamers

Americans’ attitudes toward games – and the people who play them – are complex and often uncertain.

Internet & TechMay 18, 2012

The Future of Internet Gamification

Interactive games that reward participants with points, badges and discounts are on the rise. Experts believe they will spread widely to key areas, such as education and health by 2020. Others worry about a darker side.

Internet & TechDec 30, 2010

Cash for Content Online

Nearly two-thirds of internet users have paid to download or access online content, ranging from music to games to news articles.

Internet & TechOct 14, 2010

Gadget Ownership

The cell phone — by a wide margin — is the most commonly owned piece of personal technology. Three-quarters of the public own a computer and nearly half own an mp3 player, while e-books remain a niche item. The average adult owns three of the seven gadgets asked about in the survey.

Internet & TechDec 7, 2008

Video Games: Adults are Players Too

Video games aren’t just child’s play; more than half of adults and about a quarter of seniors are digital gamers too.

Internet & TechSep 16, 2008

Teens, Video Games and Civics

The first nationally representative study of teen video game play and civic engagement looks at which teens are playing what games, the equipment they use, the social context of their play, and the role of parents and parental monitoring.