Videogame Sales Still Growing

Call of Duty: Black Ops
Call of Duty: Black Ops
Call of Duty: Black Ops

A new report shows that spending on videogames is expected to exceed $74 billion in 2011 alone. Videogame releases are turning into blockbusters, with Activision’s Call of Duty: Black Ops making over $650 million in the first week of its release. The increasing popularity in smartphone games is also contributing to continued growth. Read the full article at

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Shelly Palmer is the Professor of Advanced Media in Residence at Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications and CEO of The Palmer Group, a consulting practice that helps Fortune 500 companies with technology, media and marketing. Named LinkedIn’s “Top Voice in Technology,” he covers tech and business for Good Day New York, is a regular commentator on CNN and writes a popular daily business blog. He's a bestselling author, and the creator of the popular, free online course, Generative AI for Execs. Follow @shellypalmer or visit


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