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The French video games market generated more than $2.4bn (£1.6bn) in revenues in 2015, which is a slight increase of 1.4 per cent compared to the previous year.
In 2015, the Brazilian video games market’s revenue reached $1.5bn (£1.02bn), with a 23 per cent growth compared to the previous year.
Egypt’s games market is still in its infancy, but is struggling to grow in the face of stifling tax rates and widespread piracy.
Peru’s games industry has struggled with the steep cost of hardware and software in Latin America, leading to a thriving black market.
Uruguay is quietly blossoming into a ripe games market, despite its small size.
Poland is fast becoming the keystone of Eastern European games development.
Long the home of online games, South Korea’s industry saw a shake-up in 2014.
When the West thinks of the Russian games market, PC and piracy may come to mind. That couldn’t be further from the truth.
Despite having a population less than that of London, Singapore provides a thriving landscape for games businesses and serves as the Asian home for major Western publishers.
Although Malaysia boasts one of the healthiest economies in Asia, its games market was initially slow to gain momentum.
Like many of its Middle Eastern neighbours, Jordan has a thriving mobile games business. But it’s also seeing success on more traditional games platforms.
Although it has a thriving development community, Indonesia continues to struggle with the high cost of games.
Jamaica’s games industry is a passionate but small one, struggling to keep up with the wider global market.
According to the Association for the Nordic Game Industry (ANGI), Sweden is the biggest country for games in the Nordic region, comprising 36 per cent of games retail sales, in ...
It’s no secret that Greece has struggled financially in recent years but, despite the tough market, the country’s local games industry is managing to achieve growth.
Despite its relative youth, Serbia’s games industry is quickly growing into an important presence on the worldwide stage.
Turkey is a nation driven by the continuing success of digital and free-to-play games, despite controversy over one of the West’s biggest digital hits.
South Africa’s games industry is increasingly dominated by digital titles from other countries – but, despite this, the local market is growing.
Despite being one of the smallest countries in Europe, Luxembourg plays a big part in the global games industry.
More than 150 million Americans now play video games, according to national trade body the Entertainment Software Association (ESA).
The New Zealand games industry is on the rise, growing 18 per cent year-on-year in 2014.
Russia is one of the biggest markets for video games in the world, and is even overcoming its long-held issue with piracy.
Indie retail continues to flourish in Austria, as the country’s hypermarkets fail to make a significant dent in the games retail space.
Finland is renowned for its domination of the mobile sector, with giants Rovio and Supercell both hailing from the country.
Australia has long been notorious for the costly price of games.