40% of US households have either a console, a PC or handheld gaming device

Nielsen Entertainment surveyed 1,500 males on their entertainment spending to find that DVDs, games, CDs and digital music files were the most popular purchases. African-Americans and Hispanics spend more money on games each month than Caucasians.

Nielsen Entertainment surveyed 1,500 males on their entertainment spending to find that DVDs, games, CDs and digital music files were the most popular purchases. African-Americans and Hispanics spend more money on games each month than Caucasians. 40% of US households have either a gaming console, a PC capable of playing games or a handheld gaming device. 23% of US households have all three. 79% of men and 79% of women above the age of 45 spend most of their time playing alone. Active gamers tend to spend just over 5 hours a week playing alone and 3 hours a week playing with people or online.

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