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Video Game Market Overview: Console vs. PC vs. Mobile

Posted by Justin Llewellyn on May 16, 2014 7:27:14 PM

Within the last twenty years, video games have been one of the most quickly evolving and expanding areas of the tech industry. And it's true that games have exploded onto the global market in the last few years, with powerful consoles in more homes than ever and smartphones in nearly everyone's pocket. Over the last decade, games have started to split into a few major categories, according to how people could play a game. Today, we will take a closer look at the specifics of each industry through infographics and compare the three market branches.

The categories we can break the gaming sphere into are Console, PC, and Mobile. PC dominates the gaming market with 51%, followed by console at 30% and mobile at 13%, according to this new report. Let's examine and compare each one, see what consoles are popular to who, and analyze the pros and cons of each category.

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Improve Game Purchases: Short Credit Card Forms and One-Click Payment

Posted by Justin Llewellyn on Apr 11, 2014 2:21:15 PM

Credit cards and their usage in mobile and online game technology is an ever-evolving topic, which has revolutionized and shaped how users consume content. This is part 2 of a 12-part series discussing credit cards' evolution in regards to their mobile and gaming usage and customer base, how people around the globe are utilizing them, and where they are going in the future. 

Credit cards, short forms, and one-click payments: your new best friends.
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