Cell Phone Gaming on the Rise

Mobile gamers, the jig is up–-now we know what you were really up to during that conference call.

In a survey of 1,100 AT&T (T) wireless customers, 57 percent said that they play games on their mobile devices, and half those gamers admitted to playing during work hours. The reason? More than 50 percent of people who said they were games reported that they did it as “a distraction from life issues,” while 40 percent chalked it up to “relaxation and stress relief.”

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