I'm-A-Puzzle recently conducted a study on finding the states most obsessed with video games. They examined data from all 50 states and analyzed over 1,000 search terms related to video games over the past twelve months.
Texas is in fifth place with a search volume of 7,317.55. The Lone Star state is home to several game developers and studios in the video game industry. id Software, best known for its work on the DOOM and Wolfenstein franchises, is headquartered in Richardson, Texas, just outside Dallas.
Famed roleplaying game developer BioWare has a studio in Austin, Texas. The Austin team is best known for their work on Star Wars: The Old Republic, a popular massively multiplayer online roleplaying game.
Colorado is in sixth place on the list of states obsessed with video games. Its average monthly search volume is 7,314.65. In seventh place is Illinois, with a search volume of 7,197.57. Virginia is in eighth place with a search volume of 7,167.63.