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Gamescom 2014: Xsolla's Recap

Posted by Ernest Chung on Aug 26, 2014 12:48:46 PM

Gamescom has come and gone once again leaving both spectators as well as attendees thirsty for more information on the next wave of upcoming releases and connections.

The magic of Gamescom lies in the fact that no matter what you do or where you came from, everyone is there because of their love of games. This stretches across all 10 Halls including business focused indie developers, gamers there to watch the professional CS:GO ESL Tournament, as well as exhibitors such as Nintendo and Xbox providing invaluable experiences for gamers to test out their upcoming franchise titles.

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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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