Trends in the videogame software industry: Towards new business models?


A description of the structure of the global video market together with an assessment of its economic weight is proposed first, followed by a review of its value chain, in order to highlight the evolution of the relationships between the different players of the value chain. Then, the likeliness that disruptive technologies will emerge in the online and mobile games market is investigated, in a scenario of rapidly increasing.

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1st The Game Behind the VideoGame Conference New Brunswick, New Jersey. The Game Behind the Video Game Business, Regulation and Society in the Gaming Industry. The Heldrich in New Brunswick, NJ. Conference Proceedings p.p. 1-16
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April 2011
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G. de Prato, JP. Simon