Top-Selling Video Game Genres in 2007 by Units Sold

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The average game player is 35 years old and has been playing games for 13 years. See Full Stat Info
40% female, 60% male See Full Stat Info
California ? California is the largest employer of computer and video game personnel in... See Full Stat Info
Computer games sales were $910.7 million with 36.4 million units sold See Full Stat Info
72% (It?s Fun For The Entire Family), 71% (Because They?re Asked To), 66% (It?s A Good ... See Full Stat Info
For the four-year period 2002-06, direct employment for the industry grew at an annual ... See Full Stat Info
Computer and video game companies directly and indirectly employ more than 80,000 people See Full Stat Info
The average game player age 35. See Full Stat Info
Sixty-three percent of parents believe games are a positive part of their children?s li... See Full Stat Info
There was a record $2.0 billion in portable software sales with 77.5 million units sold. See Full Stat Info
On average, nine games were sold every second of every day of 2007 See Full Stat Info
65% of parents place time limits on movie viewing. See Full Stat Info
The average salary for direct employees is $92,300, resulting in total national compens... See Full Stat Info
41% of Americans have purchased or plan to purchase one or more games in 2008 See Full Stat Info
U.S. computer and video game software sales grew six percent in 2007 to $9.5 billion ? ... See Full Stat Info
36% of heads of households report they play games on wireless devices such as a cell ph... See Full Stat Info
Top 5 States ? California, Washington, Texas, New York and Massachusetts currently have... See Full Stat Info
Sixty-five percent of American households play computer or video games. See Full Stat Info
On average, nine games were sold every second of every day of 2007; See Full Stat Info
Other States ? New Jersey witnessed a boom in industry growth in recent years as comput... See Full Stat Info
75% of parents believe that the parental controls available in all new video game conso... See Full Stat Info
Ninety-four percent of game players under the age of 18 report that their parents are p... See Full Stat Info
4.7% (Strategy), 4.3% (Adventure), 4.5% (Fighting), 17.6% (Family), 7.6% (Role Playing)... See Full Stat Info
Collectively, these areas directly employ 16,604 workers and post 70 percent of the ind... See Full Stat Info
The entertainment software industry sold over 13.4 million portable game units in 2007,... See Full Stat Info
In 2008, 26 percent of Americans over the age of 50 played video games, an increase fro... See Full Stat Info


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