A recent survey conducted by the Entertainment Software Association (ESA) determined that approximately 67 percent of US households play computer and video games.
The study also found that 62 percent of American gamers play with others in person at least one hour a week, while 48 percent of parents report they play with their children once a week at the minimum.
"Computer and video games are now available to consumers on every screen from smart phones to computers to flat screen televisions. This enables millions of Americans enjoy the immersive storytelling, incredible graphics, and compelling plot lines," ESA CEO Michael D. Gallagher told TG Daily in an e-mailed statement.
"These works of art are a fun and engaging way to bring people together, especially families who are playing video games together now more than ever."
Other findings of the survey include: