Violent Games Usage Statistics

A significant portion of the population plays violent video games, with usage increasing among younger age groups.

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"Approximately 60% of teenagers reported engaging in violent gameplay."

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"In the US, 97% of adolescents play video games, making the potential effects of violent game use omnipresent."

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"The average age of players of violent video games is 35."

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"72% of violent video game players are aged 18 or older."

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"90% of parents believe violent games incite aggression."

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"Players usually spend an average of 6.5 hours a week playing violent games."

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"Consumers spent $31.1 billion on games marketed as containing violence in the US in 2020."

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"27% of teenagers find first-person shooter games appealing."

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"Women constitute approximately 41% of the players of violent games."

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"15% of parents are concerned about the influence of violent games on their children's behavior."

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"The top-selling video game in the U.S. for 2021 is a violent game, 'Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War'."

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"75% of violent video games contain rewarding violent actions."

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"70% of high school students spend more than 4 hours playing violent video games per week."

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"Those who play violent video games more than three hours a day are more likely to have aggressive behaviors."

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"58% of U.S. adults agree that violent video games are related to real-world violence."

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"Approximately 38% of minors can buy M-rated games."

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"95% of parents are present when games are purchased or rented by their children."

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"89% of top-selling video games contain violent content, half of which are of serious nature."

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