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A review of the video games industry in the United States

Kuhn, Kerri-Ann (2006) A review of the video games industry in the United States. In ANZMAC 2006 Conference Proceedings, 4 - 6 December 2006, Australia, Queensland, Brisbane.

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Abstract

With increasing revenues for video game manufacturers, higher software sales and a more diverse audience, the video games industry has been experiencing strong and rapid growth in recent times, rivalling other forms of entertainment. As a result, games have begun to attract the attention of marketing practitioners who are finding it increasingly difficult to attract consumer attention, and are seeking alternative media for marketing communications. This paper provides a review of the video games industry in the United States and raises the question as to whether games are a viable new medium for marketing messages. Areas for research are identified.

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ID Code: 27712
Item Type: Conference Paper
Keywords: Video Games Industry, United States, marketing messages
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > COMMERCE MANAGEMENT TOURISM AND SERVICES (150000) > MARKETING (150500) > Marketing Communications (150502)
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > QUT Business School
Current > Schools > School of Advertising, Marketing & Public Relations
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2006 the author.
Deposited On: 02 Oct 2009 15:10
Last Modified: 05 Jan 2011 23:53

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