Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
Video game software publishers continued to experience strong sales over the current five-year period. Operators have increased investment in marketing and are now adept at building hype in advance of new releases, which has led to successful franchises and rereleases. The number of broadband and mobile connections are expected to continue increasing, providing a constant boon for the industry as it continues to develop online and mobile games. Over the next five years, wireless gaming networks, mobile and other online platforms will boost industry revenue... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter
The Video Game Software Publishing industry is highly technologically intensive and geographically clustered. Video game software companies employ many graduates of top universities. Competition for the best software programmers benefits companies with locations near top universities, in attractive locations and in close proximity to the entertainment industry.
California, Washington and New York have more establishments of video game software publishers than any other states. California has 46.5% of the industry establishments, with many located in the greater Los Angeles area or in Silicon Valley. Attracting some of these companies, California boasts some of the best universities in the world, such as Stanford... purchase to read more