Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
Demand for the industry will remain strong, as consumers increasingly adopt new consoles and games. Furthermore, the market for video games will extend beyond young males, as more women and consumers of all ages turn to the industry for entertainment. Revenue growth will continue to be bolstered by new technologies and online games, with more systems providing internet connectivity... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter
The West region of the United States contains the headquarters of Microsoft and EA and Sony's US base. Silicon Valley, south of San Francisco, is home to the greatest concentration of software designers in the world, while California has the highest per capita number of game retail outlets. GameStop, the nation's largest video games retailer, has more than 50 outlets in the greater Los Angeles area alone, contributing to this factor.
Beyond the West, there is little by way of developers or publishers, and retail outlets are the predominant industry establishment. The bulk of retail outlets are GameStop, Electronics Boutique or Toys "R" Us. Aside from these outlets, many department stores, like Sears, also stock video games... purchase to read more