Guilds and gamers unite: Trulia ranks the best cities for video gaming

Rankings based on number of video game stores, gaming community and internet speeds
  • Los Angeles ranks as the top metro for gamers but scored a low affordability score.
  • Chicago, Oakland and Seattle also made the top 10 for gamer-friendly metros.
  • Honolulu, Austin and Kansas City ranked in the top three for highest download speeds in the nation.

Look outside a Target or Best Buy after Thanksgiving, and you’ll see America’s obsession with electronics — and for many, that passion extends to gaming. Whether you’re a Playstation or Xbox loyalist, Trulia ranked the ten best metros for gamers, basing it on the number of video game and computer stores, internet speeds and surrounding gamer community.