You may have heard about how a recent poll last year revealed that British men apparently think about football more often than sex (some would even miss the birth of their first child for a cup final), but it seems they also prefer playing video games to knocking boots.
According to The Sun, research shows that one in three men would prefer to play video games than enjoy sex with their other halves. And nearly THREE QUARTERS of blokes said they would give up the chance of a romp with their partners to play a brand new game.
Reasons men gave for choosing to bash their buttons rather than opt for naughty frolics ranged from partners “being hard to please” to “not being as much fun”.
Specialist PlayStation3 site http://www.PS3pricecompare.co.uk questioned 1,130 men who were in relationships for the study.
When asked “Which would you prefer; sex with your partner or an evening playing video games?”, 32 per cent of men said they would prefer to play video games. But that number shot up when the question changed to include “new video games”.
And almost half of those questioned said that if given £50 to spend they would buy a video game, with only 3 per cent spending it on bills.
Mike Elsmore, developer of PS3pricecompare.co.uk, said: “I, like many other men, am an avid gamer, but even I find these results startling.”
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I mean, I love my football and my PS3 and all, but I’m not IN LOVE with them…