Tag Archives: study
Tue, Jun 21, 2011 | 05:50 BST
Research suggests US parents want a universal media rating system, across games, TV, film, websites and music.
Sat, May 28, 2011 | 20:54 BST
It’s Memorial Day weekend in US and a bank holiday in the UK. Whether you are honoring those who have passed, served your country, or just using it as an excuse to eat BBQ and get sloshed, it doesn’t matter. It’s all good in our book. Let’s get you caught up on the small stuff you can get to the more important, aforementioned festivities.
Fri, May 06, 2011 | 20:02 BST
The weekend is almost here – at least in the US. You UK folks are already drinking cider, and the like. Instead of pouting and throwing ourselves to the floor in a bitter fit, we’ll be nice as post some small news bits.
Tue, Apr 05, 2011 | 01:16 BST
Children who lack positive parenting and good relationships with peers may take anti-social messages away from age-inappropriate games, according to a recent study.
Sun, Jan 23, 2011 | 06:53 GMT
Look at dozens of websites for small pieces of news you may or may not care about. Or hit the link.
Thu, Oct 28, 2010 | 09:58 BST
Sony, you might want to start bundling up for a long, cold winter, because science just gave the holiday 2010 nod to your main competitor.
Tue, Oct 05, 2010 | 21:40 BST
Tue, Sep 28, 2010 | 20:43 BST
NPD has issued a report stating only 6 percent of US console users downloaded extra content for their games, proving there’s a “large and untapped” market for digital content along with connected devices.
Wed, Sep 08, 2010 | 18:43 BST
According to a report from the British Sociological Association, the number of females employed in the UK videogame industry dropped from 12 percent in 2006 to 4 percent in 2009.
Wed, Aug 11, 2010 | 21:33 BST
A report from Strategy Analytics states MMO revenues will continue to climb, eventually reaching $8 billion worldwide.
As of 2009, it already exceeded $5 billion.
Thu, Jul 22, 2010 | 22:00 BST
Looks like it’s not just in real life where women spend more money than men – turns out, women spend more in-game currency than men and also purchase more virtual items.
Wed, Jul 14, 2010 | 17:53 BST
A study conducted by Texas A&M International University has found depression, hostility, and stress was diminished in male and female young adults who played violent games.
Thu, Jun 10, 2010 | 22:00 BST
A study conducted by US research firm OTX has found that 8 percent of Xbox 360′s market intends to use Natal and 6 percent of PS3′s intend to use Move.
Thu, May 27, 2010 | 20:03 BST
NPD has issued a new report called Gamer Segmentation 2010, and according to research from the firm, the most extreme gamers play for 48.5 hours a week.
Wed, May 26, 2010 | 23:04 BST
Market research firm DFC Intelligence predicts that the game industry will hit an estimated $70.1 billion by 2015, due to console, portable, Pc and online gaming growth.
Sat, May 15, 2010 | 20:22 BST
Newzoo has concluded that approximately 30 percent of folks don’t pay to play games.
Tue, May 11, 2010 | 16:33 BST
According to a study conducted by Newzoo and TNS, the US spent approximately $25.3B on games in 2009.
UK’ers spent around £3.8B.
Sun, Apr 18, 2010 | 18:28 BST
Another day, another study by a group on the effects of videogames on the human psyche.
This time, it’s from researchers in Australia who have concluded that violent games don’t make falling much more difficult than normal.
Sat, Apr 03, 2010 | 19:07 BST
The World Health Organization has claimed in a study published in the Journal of Pediatrics that videogames are one of the main causes of childhood obesity in the world.
Wed, Mar 17, 2010 | 23:44 GMT
According to a study conducted by Denison University in Ohio, videogames can hurt knowledge retention in school and with homework.