A study has indicated people who play video games for long periods of time tend to report feeling happier than those who do not.
The Oxford Internet Institute research focused on two games: Nintendo's Animal Crossing and EA's Plants vs Zombies.
In an unusual step, the developers of the games shared anonymised data about how long each participant had played.
These logs were then linked to a survey in which the players answered questions about their well-being.
A total of 3,274 gamers took part.
All were over 18 years.
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