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PC Gaming Is The Largest Market

PC Gaming Is The Largest Market

Is PC gaming giving way to today’s more versatile and powerful consoles? Not according to a market study recently conducted by research group JPR, which claims that more gaming PC’s have been sold over the past three years than Xbox 360s, PlayStation 3s, and Wiis combined. The study, which tracks…

China’s Gaming Market Going Up, Up, Up

China’s Gaming Market Going Up, Up, Up

In totally unsurprising news, China’s game market continues to climb — numbers just posted for the second quarter of 2008 show an 11.2% increase over first quarter, and a nearly 66% increase from the same quarter last year (!). In terms of market share, Shanda leads the pack with a…

Why Korea Matters: Learning from Difference

Why Korea Matters: Learning from Difference

Korean games (non-Japanese games in general, actually) tend to get a lot of flack — ‘They’re all the same!’ ‘They’re so badly made!’ ‘Just look at them!’ — but Brandon Sheffield cautions that we ought to be keeping a closer on eye on the Korean market. With different development strategies,…