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PC and Console Gaming Board
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Emcee:  SI Ron (Crazy Soup Man) Type:  Moderated
Post your screenshots here, talk about the games you play. There are a lot of older people and ladies playing games like Call of Duty and other First Person Shooters these days, it's not just for kids.

This board is open too all kinds of gaming.

Industry Facts America's entertainment software industry creates a wide array of computer and video games to meet the demands and tastes of audiences as diverse as our nation's population. Today's gamers include millions of Americans of all ages and backgrounds. This vast audience fuels the growth of this multi-billion dollar industry and helps bring jobs to communities across the nation. Below is a list of the top 10 entertainment software industry facts:

  • Consumers spent $24.75 billion on video games, hardware and accessories in 2011.
  • Purchases of digital content accounted for 31 percent of game sales in 2011, generating $7.3 billion in revenue.
  • The average U.S. household owns at least one dedicated game console, PC or smartphone.
  • The average game player is 30 years old and has been playing games for 12 years.
  • The average age of the most frequent game purchaser is 35 years old.
  • Forty-seven percent of all game players are women. In fact, women over the age of 18 represent a significantly greater portion of the game-playing population (30 percent) than boys age 17 or younger (18 percent).
  • Sixty-two percent of gamers play games with others, either in-person or online.
  • Thirty-three percent of gamers play games on their smartphones, and 25 percent play games on their handheld device.
  • Seventy-three percent of all games sold in 2011 were rated "E" for Everyone, "T" for Teen, or "E10+" for Everyone 10+. For more information on game ratings, please see
  • Parents are present when games are purchased or rented 90 percent of the time.

    Screenshot from the highly anticipated Call of Duty - Black Ops 2 - Releasing late 2012

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    59COD Modern Warfare [youtube video]SI Ron (Crazy Soup Man)-11/8/2020
    58That particular show, Jose Chung's 'From Outer Space', is consideredJ.F. Sebastian-6/19/2014
    57I have a USA IP address I use with a VPN, through HappyVPN. Netflix works in thSI Ron (Crazy Soup Man)-6/19/2014
    56OT Haha, I was one of those who viewed it before, I had no idea it was one of yJ.F. Sebastian-6/19/2014
    55Most of my channel is fake videos, this one got 270,000+ views so far: [youtubeSI Ron (Crazy Soup Man)-6/19/2014
    54OT Those are all great effects! Amazing what one can do these days on a home coJ.F. Sebastian-6/19/2014
    53These are the special effects I am playing with: [youtube video] [youtube videSI Ron (Crazy Soup Man)-6/18/2014
    52Thanks for the response. I guess I prefer the old school games more. My skills J.F. Sebastian-6/18/2014
    51I only play one game now, Battlefield 4. I uninstalled all the others as I needSI Ron (Crazy Soup Man)16/18/2014
    50Wow, no response to that? I realize this thread only has 10 SubjectMarks, but I J.F. Sebastian-6/18/2014
    49Just a heads up for any retro PC or Mac gamers out there, is having a mJ.F. Sebastian-6/17/2014
    48It seems to me like it had to be an enormous amount of work, because to do it weHerbVic-12/18/2013
    47That's pretty cool. I've never played Minecraft, but I know a lot of peoJ.F. Sebastian-12/18/2013
    46Found this on the Apple thread thanks to Moonray! I went to the website cited atHerbVic-12/18/2013
    45NEW version: Battlefield 4 in game play, awesome!!!! Watch in full screen for bSI Ron (Crazy Soup Man)111/25/2013
    44Battlefield 4 BETA Siege of Shanghai - LAN Party [youtube video]SI Ron (Crazy Soup Man)-10/19/2013
    43The hottest game out there right now GTA V [youtube video] youtube.comSI Ron (Crazy Soup Man)19/22/2013
    42New Call of Duty - Ghosts due out this November console and PC. [youtube video]SI Ron (Crazy Soup Man)-9/14/2013
    41Are all of these things still true? In other words, has Microsoft changed policJ.F. Sebastian-9/14/2013
    40New Xbox 'a sin against all service members'Microsoft says troops shouldlongnshort16/14/2013
    39The new Call of Duty: Ghosts (Due out in the late fall 2013) Super realistic actSI Ron (Crazy Soup Man)15/25/2013
    38I know I won't play it, but the photo-realistic graphics blows me away esp aStan-3/30/2013
    37That fight scene back in the 60's was the most lame fight he had on Star TreSI Ron (Crazy Soup Man)-3/30/2013
    35You'd get the whole story that way and halo 2 was fun.clean86-3/29/2013
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