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Boxed PC leads digital by 2.3m

Statistics from American sales analyst NPD claims that the boxed PC games market just managed to out-value digital sales in the US in 2009. It suggests that boxed sales accounted for a total of 23.5m units throughout the year. In comparison, digital sales reached 21.3m units. However, retail sales were …

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Physical media extinction inevitable

A cocktail of strong debate and sparkling wit was the outcome of sister site Develop’s first ever Jury Service feature, which resulted in a near-unanimous verdict that physical content is now on borrowed time. If you look at the model adopted by the music industry, it is getting rarer and …

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Perry predicts death of physical media

Physical media is at the sunset of its lifespan. Eventually, all games will be based online. That was the view of industry veteran, and Gaikai founder, David Perry. Perry was speaking at an opening keynote at the fourth annual Develop Conference in Brighton, UK. In an address entitled Embracing the …

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