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Film and game industry raked in billions thanks to MW2 and Avatar

James Cameron’s Avatar and Modern Warfare 2 are each sitting on over $1B in sales as proof that the 2009 holiday season was a good one, for both the film and games industry.

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  • Riccitiello: Global gaming audience now "at least" 1 billion

    JR’s called it. The EA boss has claimed in an NBR interview that the global gaming audience is now greater than 1 billion. “Conservatively, if I add up mobile users that play games, social network people that play games, people that play PC games online in Asia, all this stuff, this new audience: there’s at […]

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  • Report: Live to generate $1bn PA by 2013

    An In-Stat report has claimed that Xbox Live revenue is likely to hit $1 billion per year by 2013. “Each of the three key [console] vendors is positioned to generate hundreds of millions of dollars in annual online gaming revenue from online service subscriptions, download revenue and-or online advertising,” said the research firm. “Microsoft’s Xbox […]

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  • Halo 3 sees billionth game played

    More than 1 billion games of Halo 3 have been played, according to this Bungie blog post. That’s more than we have fingers and toes, so it’s a bit beyond us. “Saturday night, while many of us were stuffing food into our faces, plenty of folks were still playing Halo 3,” said the firm in […]

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  • Mexican games market worth $1 billion by 2010

    Says so here. The news comes from a Research and Markets report. The review states that the Mexican games industry is “exploding”. “The results of our research flies in the face of the image of Mexico as an insignificant consumer market plagued with piracy,” said Phung Pham, lead analyst on the paper. “There is a […]

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