Social games: Those that are simple to play and have been developed to be used on social networks and smartphones. Examples include Angry Birds and Candy Crush Saga . Sports games: Those that simulate real sports such as football, basketball, baseball, golf, soccer, ski racing, pool, darts, and swimming. Strategy games: Those that require players to use strategies and tactics to overcome challenges.

There were nearly 227 million gamers across all ages. Gaming was popular with people from all age groups. Here is a breakdown of video game players by age in 2021: • Under 18: 20 percent

• 18–34: 38 percent • 35–44: 14 percent • 45–54: 12 percent • 55–64: 9 percent • 65+: 7 percent

The Benefits of Video Games Video games are played for both fun and training purposes (in educational and business settings). Ninety percent of gamers surveyed by the Entertainment Software Association (ESA) in 2021 said that video games brought them joy through play, 87 percent said


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