he latest numbers on the video game industry aren't encouraging. But don't worry, you can probably ignore them.
In a preview of its upcoming report, research firm NPD announced its November gaming numbers. The results? Despite strong sales for the top five titles (led by Call of Duty), the industry continues to slide. While November had "the smallest year-over-year decrease we have seen for dollar and unit sales so far this year," it was still a drop, and the last year has seen an overall 11% ebb from the previous 12 months.
According to some in the blogosphere, the sky is falling and gaming is in trouble.
They're wrong. You can now return to fighting redcoats in Assassins Creed. Here's why.