As a mother, Tina Zwolinski doesn’t need to look at the statistics to know just how ubiquitous video games are in the lives of today’s younger generations. She need only look to her kids for that information.
But as the co-founder of the startup Skillsgapp, which uses video games to promote skills-based training, it helps to have the statistics on hand.
“A lot of people are surprised when I tell them that there are currently 2.7 billion gamers in the world right now,” Zwolinski said. “And 48% of those gamers are playing on mobile.”
No matter where you go in the world — the jungles of South America, the wetlands of mainland China, the tundras of Siberia or the most rural pockets of the United States — people have access to mobile phone technology, Zwolinski said.
“That’s why we started Skillsgapp,” she said. “We want to put skills-based gaming in the hands of…