According to the Entertainment Software Association’s annual “Essential Facts About the Computer and Video Game Industry” report, women enjoy gaming as much as men, with 48 percent of gamers identifying as female and 52 percent identifying as male. The gap between male and female gamers has shrunk since last year’s report, which said 45 percent of gamers were female and 55 percent were male. Even greater is the difference between 2014 and 2008, when men outnumbered women 62 percent to 38 percent.

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