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 […]
Family Guide to Internet Safety
When it comes to choosing an internet plan with the right speed and bandwidth for your home, there’s a lot to consider: cost, number of devices—the list goes on. But before your family even gains access to the internet, there are a few things you need to know. The internet can be a scary place […]
COVID-19: CenturyLink’s Commitment to Its Customers
To protect its customers during the COVID-19 pandemic, CenturyLink has signed the Keep Americans Connected Pledge. For the next 60 days (ending on May 12, 2020), CenturyLink will do the following: Waive late fees Disable service termination for residential and small business (entities with up to 50 employees) customers financially affected by COVID-19 Suspend data […]