Video Games Are Good For You | VICE United States
‘Video games aren’t some obscure niche property anymore. Still, gamers let the non-gamers in a group make them feel like the weirdos and outcasts in a social setting. Enough of that.
There are over 180 million active gamers in the US. The gender divide has become next to non-existent, with the male/female split sitting at about 52 percent to 48 percent, based on stateside figures. Total global revenue in the video game industry is predicted to break the $100 billion mark by the end of 2014. The release of one game alone, 2013’s Grand Theft Auto V, generated $800 million in worldwide sales in just 24 hours—more than any other piece of entertainment, ever.…’