Games top video as UK's biggest entertainment sector of 2011

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Digital downloads and apps helped drive games market to sales of £1,926 million

Videogames software sales topped video sales for the first time in 2011 to become the UK's biggest entertainment category, according to data from the Entertainment Retailers Association (ERA).... read more

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Games top video as UK's biggest entertainment sector of 2011

Postby StonecoldMC » 27 Mar 2012, 10:21

Yet GAME has still went to the wall???

The suits in charge of GAME should hang their heads in shame. Shame!
"Nintendo want to make money by supplying fun, Sony want to make money by supplying Art, MS want to make money."

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Postby The_Louce » 27 Mar 2012, 10:56

£1.926 million? Are you sure CVG?!

Personally I would say that even the 'colouring in book' industry is bigger than that!
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Postby Windowlicker79 » 27 Mar 2012, 13:26

The_Louce wrote:£1.926 million? Are you sure CVG?!

Personally I would say that even the 'colouring in book' industry is bigger than that!

They didn't use a decimal point. The number they've written is one thousand nine hundred and twenty six million, which to be honest is a bizarre way of presenting the number. It should be 1.926 billion or one billion, nine hundred and twenty six million (1,926,000,000).
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Re: Games top video as UK's biggest entertainment sector of

Postby The_Louce » 27 Mar 2012, 13:48

Windowlicker79 wrote:
The_Louce wrote:£1.926 million? Are you sure CVG?!

Personally I would say that even the 'colouring in book' industry is bigger than that!

They didn't use a decimal point. The number they've written is one thousand nine hundred and twenty six million, which to be honest is a bizarre way of presenting the number. It should be 1.926 billion or one billion, nine hundred and twenty six million (1,926,000,000).


Quite right you are too. Apologies editorial staff! I must stop putting vodka on my Crunchy Nut Cornflakes in the morning :?
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