According to Information Week, the video game industry is expected to bring in $40 billion globally in annual revenue by 2012.
The gaming industry is proving that it can thrive during an international recession. According to marketing research, the demographics of video gamers is expanding. More women are playing; and the average age of gamers has risen to 33 years old. Market researchers predict that mobile games will have an approximately 25% annual growth rate over the next 3 years.
[SIDEBAR: With the ever-expanding popularity of video games, does that mean that virtual Reality > Reality?...Welcome to the matrix.]