A solitary, silent majority of teenage girls plays video games: often alone, rarely online. When teenage girls do venture online to play games—and a fair chunk of them do, quite regularly—they usually don’t speak.
Here’s an interesting nugget of League of Legends eSports information: GameSpot interviewed a bunch of North American pro players and found that an overwhelming majority would prefer the League Championship Series (LCS) format be changed to best of two games, rather than best of one. I think they all have a point.
Far Cry could be going in some strange directions, judging by a survey its creator recently sent out that Eurogamer got its hands on.
Sure, there have been no scientific studies that connect violent video games to violence, but why let nonsense like science reflect the way you think?
Kids! They are crazy. We all know this. But what do they want for Christmas?
The ESRB has a fairly detailed and complex system that determines what games are marked kid-safe and which are considered appropriate for adults' eyes only. All major publishers participate in the voluntary rating system, and it is instrumental in physical, retail game sales in stores like GameStop and Walmart.
Mobile games, conventional wisdom holds, are for playing on the go. The point of a mobile device is that it's unplugged, wireless, and travels everywhere with us. For many who have transitioned to a smartphone, to leave the house without it feels almost like leaving the house naked. So surely we play mobile games…
Over half of homes in the United States own current-generation gaming consoles, according to a survey put together by the Nielsen Group and released today.
There's probably a lot of solitaire and online bridge-playing padding that, but a new NPD report says 170 million Americans play video games. The U.S. population is 304 million.
Faithful Kotaku reader Beaver apparently takes marketing surveys over at something called Play Insights, which assures visitors in fine (and grayed) print "Please be assured this is a legitimate research study."
Sony Computer Entertainment America is soliciting PlayStation fan opinion on what would make for the "perfect" God of War III Collector's Edition, including the option to get the PlayStation 2 entries on Blu-ray disc.
Valve announced today that it was relaunching its hardware survey, publishing its findings for the month of November and giving the public a look at the Steam-enabled PC gaming hardware landscape.
People drop out of college for all kinds of reasons - relationships, drugs, joining a band, deciding to follow The Dead around in a camper van.. the list is long and varied.
As I mentioned in my tale of my first MMO, I'm about as solitary gamer as one can be. I was interested in the last of a set of articles detailing the findings of the DGD2 gamer survey, this one on the major motivational differences between gamers who prefer multiplayer games versus those of us who cling to single…
Next time you're on a multiplayer server, you might want to ask everyone who's a Canadian, and then ask who among them are dudes. Because according to a Microsoft survey, every fifth one of them (in the long run) has gamed in the nude, and might be doing so now.