Featured Articles

Broadwell to be faster than Skylake-S in desktop

Broadwell to be faster than Skylake-S in desktop

Intel will do something that it never did before. It will release two processor generations at once in the desktop space.…

More...
ARM’s signs off on 64 bit ARMv8-A

ARM’s signs off on 64 bit ARMv8-A

British chip designer ARM has just signed off its 50th licensing agreement for its ARMv8-A technology, which includes support for 64-bit…

More...
Intel Business vPro market divided into 7 categories

Intel Business vPro market divided into 7 categories

Just a few years ago we had two market segments for business users. We had desktops and notebooks and now Intel…

More...
GTA 5 will make November release

GTA 5 will make November release

While we have continued to hear that Grand Theft Auto V for the Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and PC will not…

More...
Aerocool Dead Silence reviewed

Aerocool Dead Silence reviewed

Aerocool is well known for its gamer cases with aggressive styling. However, the Dead Silence chassis offers consumers a new choice,…

More...
Frontpage Slideshow | Copyright © 2006-2010 orks, a business unit of Nuevvo Webware Ltd.
Thursday, 20 December 2007 12:50

UK spends £1.52 billion on games

Written by Nermin Hajdarbegovic

Image

Up 25 percent over 2006

 

The Brits have spent 1.52 billion quid on games this year, up 25 percent over last year's sales with two more weeks of shopping to go. Last week saw record sales totaling £87.9.

More than 78 million titles were sold this year, which amounts to 1.3 games and £25 spent per every living human being in the UK. Sounds impressive, and we can agree with Paul Jackson, Director General of Elspa, who says that games have become a "truly mass market."

"Videogaming is enjoyed by everyone, young and old, male and female," says Jacskon, and he has the numbers to back it up.

More here.

Last modified on Friday, 21 December 2007 02:22

Nermin Hajdarbegovic

E-mail: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
blog comments powered by Disqus

 

Facebook activity

Latest Commented Articles

Recent Comments