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Strauss Zelnick of Take-Two Interactive announced that MMO titles for the most part are not profitable or successful in United States. In other words, the western markets in general should not expect some sort of Grant Theft Auto Online or MMORPG based on the BioShock series.

Saturday, 03 November 2012 16:04

The Video Game Industry, Just How Big Is It?

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How big is the Video Game Industry? About 10.5 Billion dollars a year (in 2009), according to the ESRB. Only .5 Billion or so came from computer game sales, leaving the other 10 Billion or so to come mostly from dedicated game consoles. This data accounts for both new and used video game purchases, as well as rentals. According to figures from September, 2012, about half of the video game market is digital, rental, or used sales.