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Report: Mobile games contribute to doubling of gamers from ‘older demographics’

A report by market intelligence firm Parks Associates has said a huge rise in mobile gaming has taken place since 2007.

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  • Nielson: 4.9% of entertainment dollars spent on gaming

    Nielsen has issued some of the results of a study it conducted tracking the spending habits of those in the US.. Called the Nielsen 360° Gaming Report: United States Market, the study found that Americans spent 4.9 percent of their total entertainment allotment on gaming.

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  • US online game subs exceed $1 billion PA

    NPD’s confirmed that online game subscriptions in the US now exceed more than $1 billion per year, Next-Gen reports. The billion-dollar figure includes three categories: MMO, casual and console revenues. “Now that NPD can estimate the value of the subscription market, it’s clear that there is a sizable chunk of revenue being generated by PC […]

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  • NPD releases weekly PC sales figures, for some reason

    We’re not sure why this has happened, but there we are. NPD has released PC sales figures for the week ending March 1 in the US. Amazingly, the Sims is top. The Sims 2 FreeTime Expansion Pack – Electronic Arts – $29 Call Of Duty 4: Modern Warfare – Activision – $50 Sins Of A […]

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  • NPD to publish quarterly MMO reports

    So says this. From now on you can expect American sales data on subscription-based MMOs from NPD. Should give the internet something to write about four times a year. “These new additions to NPD’s portfolio of products provide manufacturers, retailers, licensors, publishers, developers, and financial services companies with the ability to track the size, growth […]

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