As you can see from the graphs below (click on each to enlarge), females are becoming more and more active in the gaming world. The largest group of PC gamers for male and females were women between the ages of 25-54 with 29%.
Solitare is the top PC game for both males and females. Other games that top the list include Freecell, Hearts, and Minesweeper- all prepackaged games on many PC’s. While males are still ahead overall, females are not far behind as gamers.
Source: eMarketer April 24 2009