Flaccid Game Sales Expected To Rise

Posted by | October 15, 2009

The last few months have not been the game industry’s best, although by no means a reason for any executives to jump out windows. Sadly. The slump has been blamed on economic factors, as jobless lepers crouched under the freeway overpass with the rest of the dispossessed and downsized tend to spend their meager remaining coins on food and not top titles. Which leads into the other issue, a desolate retail wasteland utterly lacking in top titles to sell to those grizzled survivors who remain ensconced in house and hearth.

But with the release of Ghostbusters, the new Batman, Brutal Legend, Madden 10, and a few others (some FPS type game, what was it?), sales are turning back away from their lemming-like dive off the Cliffs of Insanity.

By the end of August, video game sales had barely cleared a pathetic, meaningless, no money or market at all nine billion dollars.

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