Europe world’s second largest consumer of videogames

Wednesday, 28 May 2008 21:05 GMT By Patrick Garratt

Nielsen analysts have just published the results of their Videogamers in Europe 2008 study, revealing that Europe is in fact the second largest gaming territory in the world, ahead of America.

Europe generated €7.3bn for the games industry last year which leaves them just behind Asia.

Across the continent it has been revealed that some 81% of parents actually game with their children, while the average age of gamers in the United Kingdom is 33.

Loads more facts and figures over at Worthplaying.

By Mike Bowden