Gamedaily.Biz writes: "While 2007 was a great year for the industry, 2008 has blown those results away. November results by the NPD Group stated that total industry sales were $2.91 billion, up 10 percent, with year-to-date sales at $16.04 billion, up 22 percent. While December results haven't been released, we expect them to punctuate the year with an exclamation point.
Considering how depressed other parts of the economy are, the record setting results for 2008 showed how strong the gaming industry is. Plenty of storylines emerged over this record setting year, and we're here to examine the highs and lows of 2008."