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Essential Facts about the Canadian Videogame Industry

The Entertainment Software Association of Canada has released a very interesting report on the state of the videogame industry in Canada. The number that screams out is the average age of gamers: 39. Seems crazy high, until you realize this takes into account anyone who has played a computer or console game in the past year, so it includes someone who logged onto yahoo games once for a game of scrabble. Which is still a game, though – I’m not saying that the numbers are suspect. Rather, it’s good to get a reminder that our medium reaches a much more diverse group than you would often think.

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