TITLE

Video and PC games supersede TV as the `most fun' home entertainment activity

PUB. DATE
September 1998
SOURCE
EMedia Professional;Sep98, Vol. 11 Issue 9, p11
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports that playing video or personal computer-based games provides a higher quality and more engaging entertainment experience than watching television or movies, according to a study by the Interactive Digital Software Association.
ACCESSION #
959409

 

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