Did you know digital natives use thumbs to dial their cell phones. Do you use thumbs or fingers?
24 percent of the population over age 50 play games. Boomers like Bridge, Chess, Checkers, and Wii Bowling.
80 percent of teens play games online.
DDR teaches teens creative expression by allowing them to choose their own songs. It helps them build self-esteem by giving them the skills to call themselves a “gamer.”
Kids that play games for 1 hour spend 4 hours doing more research using books and websites. Example: kids that played the SIMS 1 hour spent 4 hours looking at architural books and other resources.
13 percent of libraries hosted video game programs in 2007. Games to choose for tournaments: wii sports, DDR, super mario.