A survey by the Entertainment Software Association has found that 42 percent of Americans are planning to give or receive games as holiday gifts, reports Kotaku. More than half of those surveyed also said they consider games a good gift option given the state of the economy. Kotaku says the percentage of those giving or hoping to receive games as gifts is up 9 percent from ESA’s 2007 survey. The percentage of women who want games for the holidays also jumped from 16 percent two year s ago to 47 percent in this year s survey. Read more at Kotaku.