Smartphone Users Play Games Longer than Many Might Expect, according to Survey

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A survey performed by MocoSpace of over 15,000 gamers resulted in some interesting figures concerning the world of mobile gaming.

iPhone 4 GameSmartphone and tablet users are playing games longer than what may be expected. According to the survey, 52% of responders said they played games for over an hour daily, while 32% of responders said they played games for over three hours. Mobile Gaming is even present in the workplace, as 10% of responders said they played mobile games for more than three hours at work.

Social games ruled all in terms of the most played genre: 62% of users said they played social games, while 53% said they played action games. 40% said they played puzzle games, and 28% said they played casino-like games.

Responders preferred to play mobile games while at home. An impressive 96% of users said they do so, while 83% said they play while waiting for an appointment. 72% of responders play games while on commute, 64% said they play games at work or out with friends, and 46% said they play games in class. Only 25% of users play games at the gym.

While at home, over 50% of users play mobile games while in bed. 41% of gamers play while in the living room while 5% of users play in the bathroom.

“This report should make every console gaming company nervous”, said MocoSpace co-founder and CEO Justin Siegel. “Mobile gaming is not a companion to consoles, but rather it’s attacking them on their home turf: the couch, the La-Z-Boy and even the bedroom.

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