The video game industry had a strong third quarter, shows new data from research firm NPD.
During July to September, US consumers spent $3.45 billion on video games, representing a 17 percent increase over the same period in 2012. Perhaps more important to industry companies, the gain was the strongest year-over-year growth since the second quarter of 2011.
NPD's data shows that while PC and console game discs are still a large chunk of the gaming space, digital is coming on strong. In fact, digital sales -- which includes full games, add-on content, subscriptions, mobile games, and social-network … Read more