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2010 has been huge for the Digital Download industry. The scope of digital downloads have changed and so has player expectations. At the start of 2009, Digital Download games were often referred to as mini games and mobile games were all classed, casual games. Now, as we reach the end of the decade, retailers are [...]
As the gaming industry transfers to the digital economy how will market leaders adapt as smaller studios seek publishing independence? In a recent article on GamesIndustry.biz, GI took a look at the current digital marketplace and how the change from traditional packaged goods to digital online products and services could destroy some of the current [...]
At the Deutsche Bank Securities Inc. Technology Conference in San Francisco yesterday, EA’s Chief Financial Officer Eric Brown asserted that despite the controversy surrounding their $10 online system charge for secondhand games, digital content is vital to the future success of EA. Brown claims that used games in America represent around 20 per cent of [...]
Although they may not be as ubiquitous as they once were, thanks to Japanese software developer Taito, traditional arcades are finally trying to catch up with the times by incorporating a new digital distribution system. This past week at the 48th Amusement Machine Show in Chiba, Japan, Taito unveiled their plans for “NESiCAxLive,” a digital [...]
SEATTLE, WA (August 24, 2010) – Game Industry TVTM today announced the launch of new mini documentary “The Future of Digital Distribution,” which reveals how streaming media, downloadable content (DLC) and cloud computing are radically impacting the entertainment industry. Available now at www.gametheoryonline.com, the video takes a deeper look at how a new wave of [...]
Online gaming now more popular than downloading music and films In recent years the video game industry has seen phenomenal growth and is now the highest grossing entertainment industry in the world. Video games are now becoming more popular and clearly more profitably than both the music and film industries. Canada in particular has seen [...]
About a year ago, Amazon.com broke new ground in the digital download gaming industry by listing, for direct sale, exclusive titles from the Xbox Live Marketplace. We thought this was a great idea and took on an affiliate program with Amazon to make those titles available through our site as well. In that time, less [...]