Paulo Querido. Na Internet desde 1989

8 de maio de 2006

O verdadeiro inimigo

Rather than reach for the television remote control when she wants to be entertained, Karalyn Valente goes online to play EverQuest, Ultima Online and other video games — a gaming habit shared by millions in the United States.

“I watch less and less TV. I turn it on and the shows are just idiotic,” Valente said. “When I play the games, I actually look through the character’s eyes. I actually become the character.”

According to a new AP-AOL Games poll, 40 percent of American adults play games on a computer or a console. Men, younger adults and minorities were most likely to play those games.” Who Shall We Kill Tonight?, Wired, citando uma sondagem da Associated Press / AOL.