Where the dollars are really going.
This probably merits a much longer post, and I might do that later, but for now check out this graph:
We’ve all heard that illegal downloading is killing the music industry, and starting to take a chunk out of television; this graph slaps that theory right in the face. We often compare TV, Radio, Newspapers, and the web as competitors for media dollars, but maybe we should be taking a closer look at video games. While executives worry about losing dollars to downloads, video games sales are devouring consumers’ disposable income.