Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
The Social Network Game Development industry is continuing to quickly expand and revenue is anticipated to grow exponentially in the five years to 2013. The surging adoption of the internet and social networks, increased leisure time, and the penetration of new markets, has driven revenue higher over the period. Although the industry will experience slow growth over the next five years, beneficial trends such as increased broadband connections and rising disposable income, will keep industry revenue rising.... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Investment Chapter
Capital intensity for the Social Network Game Development industry is medium. Game developers make products that are intangible by nature, which allows operators to reproduce the games at negligible costs. As such, capital expenses are limited to the computers and software used in development and office furnishings required to house employees. Capital intensity tends to decrease as firms in this industry grow, because revenue generation has a weak connection to capital requirements.
Labor, on the other hand, is very scarce domestically, which also makes it very expensive. Software developers and trend researchers have a wide array of employment options because this industry, and other software-focused industries, are highly competitive... purchase to read more