New Data Shatters Video Game Player Stereotypes: Gamers Regularly Involved in Community, Church, and Athletics

“Gamers are everywhere and they?re everyone. They are your friends, neighbors, co-workers, relatives, and kids, they lead responsible and caring lives, balancing their enjoyment of interactive entertainment with many other activities important to a well-rounded lifestyle,” said Douglas Lowenstein, president of the ESA, the trade association representing U.S. computer and video game publishers. “Indeed, those who continue to portray the game population as single-minded loafers are living in their own fantasy world.” —New Data Shatters Video Game Player Stereotypes: Gamers Regularly Involved in Community, Church, and Athletics (Entertainment Software Association)

A press release from the Entertainment Software Association.