40% of Americans play games

According to AP-AOL Games poll, 40% of American adults play games on a computer or a console. Men, younger adults and minorities were most likely to play those games. Among those who describe themselves as gamers, 45% play over the Internet. And more than 33% of online gamers spent more than $200 in 2005 on gaming, compared with about 25% of those who don’t play games online.