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Writers' Strike Good for Games Industry

Filed under: Video Game Business
Posted by Jeremy on December 30, 2007 10:47 AM
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CNN is reporting that the Hollywood writers' strike could mean good things for the games industry.

Of course, the article is essentially speculating that the lack of good TV could mean that people will put down their remotes and pick up a controller. There is no real data to support this, but it does make some sense.

I think that all alternate forms of entertainment will do well due to the strike. Video rentals are sure to go up. Movie going may also see a spike (plus there are a ton of good movies out there right now). It would only follow that video games would also benefit.

Read the article.

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