Seattle named top video game city in America

A joint survey commissioned by Sperling for BestPlaces and Microsoft has rated Seattle, WA followed by the Twin Cities and "Hotlanta" as the top cities in America for video games. If you don't already know, the Seattle area is home to both Nintendo and Microsoft US headquarters. GameDaily writes: "The survey took into account the number of video game systems owned per household (Xbox 360, Xbox, Window-based PCs, PlayStation 2 and GameCube), the number of games purchased, number of game rentals, and frequency of online gameplay via Xbox Live or Windows games, and other factors."

Here are the top 15 cities according to the survey:
  1. Seattle
  2. Minneapolis-St. Paul
  3. Atlanta
  4. Detroit
  5. Phoenix-Mesa
  6. Washington, D.C.
  7. St. Louis
  8. Boston
  9. San Diego
  10. Philadelphia
  11. Chicago
  12. Dallas
  13. Houston
  14. San Francisco
  15. New York
[via Slashdot]

This article was originally published on Joystiq.