Ars Technica has a piece about the political affiliations of gamers. According to two polls sponsored by Reason magazine and “conducted in December 2013 and April 2014, gamers are more likely to fall in line with libertarian beliefs, even if they don’t identify as libertarians."
They, well, reasoned, that gamers tend to be libertarian because of
assumptions about how game players see the world: “[Gamers] may describe themselves as liberal, but they do not like government policies that control individual life choices, like what products they can purchase or consume. Video games are all about making choices, right?”
I’m not convinced. By this logic, people who go to restaurants or have Netflix should demonstrate libertarian preferences, because those also involve making choices.