68% of American households play computer or video games, a three-percent increase over 2008.

Women account for 40% of gamers, and adult women (ages 18+) represent a significantly larger percentage of the game-playing population (34%) than boys ages 12-17 (18%).

42% of American homes have a video game console.

Adult gamers have been playing for 12 years on average, a decrease from 2008, an indication that more Americans are picking up video game controllers for the first time.

The average game player is 35 years old.