Average gamer is 35, fat and depressed

Shocking!  According to a new survey from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, the average video game player in America is 35, obese and has a higher proportion of “poor mental health days.” 

They also rely on the internet and P2p gaming for their social outlets.  This is the inevitable outcome from an entire generation of kids being raised on video games.  But with all averages, they tend to be skewed by the extreme outer-participants.  And with a sample size of only 552, the average could look much worse than the norm.

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  • BIL Oyster August 20, 2009, 10:25 am

    35; almost, Obese; hardly, Depressed; only when I realized this could be the perception of America toward me if I were to announce my affinity for gaming now that this report was published…