The video game industry is enormous and with advancing technology, the industry’s growth pattern seems to have real staying power. Perhaps some of the industry’s success is due to the addictive nature of the games. This infographic reports that 40% of some online gamers are full-on addicted to playing games like Warcraft. Can you say ca-CHING!
The reach of video games in today’s society will surprise you. According to this infographic produced by the Technology Channel, video games are played in nearly 67% of U.S. households and the average player logs about 8 hours a week playing. Perhaps this is why consoles like X-Box Kinect is being heralded as a way to stay fit. Either way, the business is enormously profitable; the gaming industry walked away with $10.5 billion in revenue in 2009.
A creation of Pop Chart Lab, this awesome infographic gives you the heritage of today’s video game controllers. Anyone who has played a video game in more than one decade will appreciate this graphic.
We sure have traveled a long way from ‘Pong,’ that pioneering game that sparked a revolution in entertainment. This infographic shows have far the spectrum of color has come in the many different consoles produced since the original Electronic Tennis made so long ago.
We weren’t lying when we told you how much the mobile gaming industry was worth. This infographic, fashioned by GeekAPhone, reports that the mobile entertainment industry was worth $33 billion in 2010 and is expected to reach $54 billion in 2015. And this doesn’t even mention Freemium games. With the proliferation of smart devices in today’s society it seem that the sky is the limit in mobile gaming.
So, the mobile entertainment industry is huge. But how will you make money after producing a wildly successful mobile game app? It isn’t necessarily from app purchases. This infographic makes sure to demystify the mobile game business model.
What is it about social games? Hundreds of millions of world wide players and growing. Billions of dollars in annual profit. If you can’t beat ‘em, join ‘em, right? This infographic makes a good case for social games as the future of gaming.
In this amazingly detailed infographic, the long and winding history of online games is unfolded for your digestion.