Last year, retail video games outsold DVD and Blu-ray discs worldwide for the first time, according to a 2008 wrap-up and 2009 forecast by Media Control GfK International.
The new kid on the block is taking over. :-)
Exactly we taking over the entertainment industry! :p
Allons-y! Games industry!
*queue taking over rap song*
Killzone 2...... http://www.neogaf.com/forum...
quoting this one...some journalist are really sad.
Hopefully video games will be taken more seriously in the mainstream media as opposed to a punching bag with all the "video games promote violence" crap
Doubtful. If anything this will give the "gamers are addicts" people more fuel for their idiocy.
I love me some video games...
One small step for games...one giant leap for gamer kind.
First movies...then the WORLD!
Batman and Robin flashbacks!... *head explodes*
Not a surprise when you consider that most movies out today are the same rehashed crap just put into a new package. Also a reason why I no longer watch movies, bar some real winners and the classics.
Time to convince women that video games are the best form of entertainment. Besides you know.... sexo.
haha, amen to that
Time for the society to embrace gaming!
Good news for games, but these are only disc sales. They dont include the money made in cinemas, and thats were like 80 or 90% of the money that movies make come from.
Thanks to Nintendo Wii and XBOX 360 :)
Thanks to Microsoft's HUGE exclusives last year, and a special thank you to Nintendo for Wii fit/sports/play. I'm trying to figure out how Sony contributed.. Uh.. thanks for the 1million LBP copies? (didn't really help out much.)
hahah the funny thing is that wii and xbox 360 games outsold movies...but The Dark Knight outsold every PS3 2008 lineup hahahaha...riight PS3 users buys games
LBP, Resistance 2, and SOCOOM sold poorly on the PS3, I don't understand why droids assume all those people that didn't buy those games are waiting magicly for Killzone 2. MGS4 is will allways remain the biggest seller on the PS3, and it's taken almost a year to sell as many copies as Gears 2 did in one month. Droids scream about the PS3 having a better line up of games, supperior games, but none of them buy the damn games. They defend em, list all the games in forums and in the comment section, but when they release they buy movies instead?????????
Who finds this hard to believe? I mean there are so many movies released every year, and there is such a larger market. Regardless, it's pretty cool.
people are renting movies and burning them more + buying used discs.
It's all about torrents my brother. I haven't bought or rented a movie in over a year. However this year I bought more games than I ever have before. 6 total.
Wait I thought videogames were just for kids.
They'll still be thought of as that even though the game section of any store is mostly populated by people in their 30-40's.
I grew up watching 80's and early 90's action movies and playing video games from Atari to current. When Hollywood jumped on the "PG13" bandwagon movies for the most part went downhill. Sure special effects are good now, sound is great, but the overall quality of the movies is poor. Video games have taken the summer blockbuster away and have made entertainment great again. Now my only hope would be if they make more movies from video games, they use directors and actors that have actualy played the damn games (looking at you Mark Wahlberg)
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