Are social networks the new playing field for gamers? A new study from NPD Group is pointing that way.
Released Monday, NPD's July "Social Network Gaming" report found that 20 percent of those ages 6 and older said they've played a game on a social networking site during the past three months. That number adds up to around 56.8 million people, which NPD says is a significant figure for a relatively new playing field.
Among those surveyed for the report, 35 percent were new to the world of gaming, never having played a game before … Read more