Vidgame franchises based on pix clicking for studios

Donahue, Ann; Swanson, Tim
December 2000
Daily Variety;12/27/2000, Vol. 270 Issue 18, p1
Trade Publication
Reports on the extra income earned by United States film producers from video games based on their films. Total income from video games in 1999; Spawning of games from movies such as 'Star Wars,' 'X-Men' and the James Bond movies; Sales of Playstation, GameBy and Dreamcast games which were based on films.


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