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Video game market beats recession

Pcauthority writes:

The video games market appears to be bucking the economic slowdown and enjoying spectacular sales, according to a new analyst report.

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TrevorPhillips3449d ago

damn thats alot of money to spend on gaming

JsonHenry3448d ago

It could be that video games are making us lazy and not do things we would other wise be doing if we did not have it as a past time that would be considered constructive.

TruthbeTold3449d ago (Edited 3449d ago )

Personally, I don't buy Cable anymore. I have quite a collection of DVD's and games instead. I imagine that I'm not the only one. There are some good shows on Cable, but they are in the minority and can always be bought later, or watched at a friends house. A large DVD collection on the other hand gives you something to watch whenever/whatever. Not to mention that I spend much more time gaming than I do watching T.V. or movies. Gaming is its own brand of entertainment, with much more bang for the buck imo.

Tsalagi3448d ago

Don't forget that most shows that are worth watching can be seen (legally and free) on the network's website too. If the Discovery channel and History channel were to put their shows on their website i would disconnect my cable today.

Aclay3449d ago

The video game market is doing pretty good in the U.S. despite the Economic conditions, but I think that the Economic conditions has impacted actual console sales though, but video game software has been selling well.

I think that console sales right now (especially Xbox 360 and PS3 sales) in the U.S. should be substaintially higher than it they have been lately because the Summer season is probably the second biggest time of the year for video games with the Holiday season being the number one time of the year. I think that 360 and PS3 sales should be at around 300,000+ units monthly, but I guess a lot of people are waiting for the prices to come down even more.

Axelay3448d ago

If Ps3 and xbox360 were more cheap, the video game market will be in a great shape (i'm mean more better than now).