What is a good internet speed for gaming?
Whether you’re battling it out in a multiplayer battle royale or working toward your next highlight in your favorite sports video game, if your internet speed isn’t fast enough, you’re in danger of a lagging connection ruining all your fun. Generally, an internet connection with 25 Mbps is recommended for an adequate gaming experience, but […]
Gen Z recognizes Rosa Parks 72%, Pikachu 85% of the time
Jump to: Most Recognizable Video Game Characters Most Recognizable Cultural Icons Methodology About GetCenturyLink See how accurately Gen Z identifies video game characters and cultural icons in a lineup of decoys. No one puts their fiber-optic internet speeds to better use than Gen Z. Of that age group, 26% prefer gaming to other forms of […]
How Much Professional Gamers Make Compared to Game Developers
In the age of influencers, streaming, and online gaming, many American children dream of becoming professional gamers. It’s estimated that 234 million video game fans tune in to watch their favorite streamers, and professional gamers like PewDiePie and Markiplier can earn millions from leveraging these colossal online followings for endorsements and sponsorships. After seeing the […]
Ranked: Which state has the most gamers per capita?
Gaming Communities Mapped Ranking Factors Methodology Full List of State Rankings About GetCenturyLink Gaming has set a new high score in popularity. Three out of four people in the US today play video games, according to a study from The NPD Group, and 65% of those people play on more than one device, whether that’s […]
America’s Most Googled Game of Thrones Character
It’s been ten-years since the Game of Thrones series debuted, and despite mixed emotions around the penultimate season, it remains a celebrated show with recognizable characters. At GetCenturyLink.com, we wanted to uncover which Game of Thrones characters each state can’t stop Googling. Are you obsessed with the same characters as your neighbors? Or are you as different from the […]
32-Bit Love: Does Gaming Affect Romantic Relationships?
Is Gaming a Love Language? We Surveyed 1,000 People Who would’ve thought that wishing your partner ill will on a colorful road would bring you closer together? Or that getting a vantage point on your partner to take them out would make your relationship stronger? This is all metaphorical of course, but it turns out […]