The average Kiwi gamer is 34

  • 09/09/2016
The average Kiwi gamer is 34

Gaming is no longer the domain of anti-social teenagers in dark rooms.

The average age of the New Zealand gamer is 34 years old, and there are just as many females playing as men these days.

It's not just young people anymore; Close to half of people aged 65 and over are into gaming.

The average gamer spends nearly an hour-and-a-half per day at the console.

Ken Wong, the head designer of Monument Valley, a game that won a BAFTA in 2015 and was Apple's global Game of the Year in 2014, joined Paul Henry this morning.