Crushing the stereotype that videogame fans are all gross fatties, an article in New Scientist has found gamers to be more fit than the average American -- though, also, we're all a bunch of weepy addicts, apparently.
The results suggest that adult gamers have an average body mass index of 25.2, compared to the overall American average of 28.
The downside, however, was that the gamers reported more cases of depression and substance abuse than their compatriots.
I'd argue the results of this "science," but honestly I'm just happy they didn't call me fat. If 1995 taught me anything, it's that shooting H and crying in the dark is way more attractive than tipping the scales at a gargantuan 120 pounds.