Video game addictions

How many people in this world play video games

    More than 1.2 billion people are playing games worldwide, according to a state of the industry report by Spil Games. Of those, about 700 million play online games. That amounts to 44 percent of the world's online population, according to comScore data cited by Spil Games.

    Citation: http://venturebeat.com/2013/11/25/more-than-1-2-billion-people-are-playing-games/

How many hours are spent on gaming?

We spend up to 3 billion hours a week as one planet. Currently there are more than half a billion people worldwide playing computer and video games at least an hour a day-- and 183 million in the U.S alone


Citation: http://www.ted.com/conversations/44/we_spend_3_billion_hours_a_wee.html