Next-generation vid games prepare for home invasion

Gaudiosi, John
September 2001
Hollywood Reporter -- International Edition;9/4/2001, Vol. 369 Issue 43, p1
Focuses on the home invasion of the video game industry in the U.S. Source of entertainment; Introduction of hardware and software game sales; Impact of the demand for computer and video games on the economy.


Related Articles

  • Studios playing games. Stalter, Katharine // Variety;6/03/96, Vol. 363 Issue 5, p48 

    Reports that interactive divisions of motion picture studios and traditional entertainment companies in the United States are beginning to make their presence known in the game console market. Fox Interactive's `Alien Trilogy' as the top-selling PlayStation game; Companies releasing new game...

  • H'wood's new big game hunt. Graser, Marc // Variety;4/1/2002, Vol. 386 Issue 7, p13 

    Focuses on the strategies of U.S. movie studios as of April 7, 2002. to acquire video game franchises to be transformed into movies. Amount in revenues collected by the video game industry in 2001; Top ten video game franchises on the market; Challenges faced in making movies from video games.

  • Muppets game for TDK thanks to Henson deal. Bloom, David; Graser, Marc // Daily Variety;4/23/2002, Vol. 275 Issue 38, p8 

    Reports developments in the motion picture industry in the U.S. as of April 2002. License agreement of TDK Mediactive with Jim Henson Interactive; Difficulty of Microsoft in marketing the Xbox game to European and Asian; Creation of Sega Mobile by Sega.com.

  • New playground for studios. Graser, Marc // Variety;05/17/99, Vol. 375 Issue 1, p9 

    Discusses the United States film studios' entry in the video game development business. Titles based on successful film and television franchises and characters; Latest game offerings presented at the 1999 Electronics Entertainment Expo; Soundtracks and marketing budget for the titles;...

  • Vidgame franchises based on pix clicking for studios. Donahue, Ann; Swanson, Tim // Daily Variety;12/27/2000, Vol. 270 Issue 18, p1 

    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...

  • Gaming Reset. PHAM, ALEX // Billboard;6/15/2013, Vol. 125 Issue 23, p12 

    The article discusses the impact of transitions in the U.S. gaming market on the U.S. music industry. Topics include the impact on video game sales as consumers wait for the new Xbox One and PlayStation gaming stations, which are expected to be released just before the 2013 Christmas season, the...

  • Games Consoles Industry Profile: United States.  // Games Consoles Industry Profile: United States;Mar2013, p1 

    The article highlights the game consoles market in the U.S. in 2012, which fluctuated between growth and decline between 2008 and 2011. The market's performance is expected to accelerate with an anticipated compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 0.3% for the five-year period 2012-2017. The...

  • Redesigning game industries studies. Payne, Matthew Thomas; Steirer, Gregory // Creative Industries Journal;2014, Vol. 7 Issue 1, preceding p67 

    The article offers information on future media industries scholarship and redesigning the video game industries in the U.S. Topics discussed include continuing popularity of digital cameras, mentions some of video game publisher Activision's Skylanders video game series including Skylanders:...

  • Video game sales on upswing. Investor's Business Daily // Investors Business Daily;3/17/2014, pA02 

    U.S. video game product retail sales returned to growth in Feb., thanks partly on sales of new consoles. Sales of new video game players, software and accessories hit $887 mil in Feb., 9% from the same month a year ago, NPD Group reported.


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics