Gaming's Struggle for Survival in a Tough Economy

The video game industry provides entertainment to its consumers. When money gets tight, people are quick to cut out luxury expenses, causing

The video game industry provides entertainment to its consumers. When
money gets tight, people are quick to cut out luxury expenses, causing
publishers to feel the crunch. It's part of what makes production of
any MMOG a huge risk, so investors are constantly seeking safeguards
for their money. Ten Ton Hammer's Danny "Ralsu" Gourley examines four
trends gamers may see develop in 2009 that will forever change the
gaming industry:



The $50 box price represents a sweet
spot price point that
will drive consumers to buy while still raking in the profit. Owners of
Playstation 3 and Xbox 360 consoles frequently pay $60 for their new
games,
showing that the sweet spot for box sales may be stretching a
little.


Read Gaming's
Struggle for Survival in a Tough Economy
to learn what Ralsu
foresees.


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