Did you know? Consumers spent $20.77 billion in video games and related equipment in 2012. The average video game player is 30 years old and has been playing for 13 years. Fifty-one percent of all U.S. households have a dedicated game console. Forty-five percent of all gamers are female. The photo represents a different time when one would travel to the Richland Mall's Time Out to play video games.