Via RPS

“The single largest group of personal computer video game players is females ages 25 to 54, accounting for approximately 29 percent of total personal computer game players…”

Let’s do that one more time.

“The single largest group of personal computer video game players is females ages 25 to 54, accounting for approximately 29 percent of total personal computer game players…”

Time to link to one of my favourite articles of recent times (not by Anonymous Editor 09, but by the good Rev. Stuart Campbell), not because it says anything especially new, but rather it says it in the most succinct manner.

Hardcore Housewives.

“These are the people that are finally driving gaming into the mainstream, by forcing it to be accessible again, even as the shrinking group of embattled nerds who would lay claim to the term desperately try to anchor it in the elitist ghetto.”

Does any of this surprise anyone who isn’t age 14 1/2 (physically or mentally, take your pick) ?

[Incidentally and as a complete aside, I just noticed RG have put their interview with one of my heroes, the genius that is Mel Croucher, online now. Art game movement? Pfft, you’re 25 years too late, kids.]