Understanding Video Game Players * News Summary
Game players are more rooted in reality than film viewers, says a new report. The project supports a virtually unanimous opinion among gamers that play does not need lead to real life violence.The British Board of Film Classification (BBFC) has released, Video Games, a report intended to give insight to why people play video games and what impact they think playing games has on them. BBFC is an independent, non-governmental body which rates films, videos and video games. This qualitative research project involved video games players ranging from children as young as seven through players in their early 40s; parents of young games players; games industry representatives; and games reviewers.
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