The worldwide video game marketplace, which includes video game console hardware and software, online, mobile and PC games, will reach US$93 billion in 2013, up from $79 billion in 2012, according to Gartner.
Driven by strong mobile gaming and video game console and software sales, the market is forecast to hit US$111 billion by 2015.
Mobile games are the fastest-growing segment of the market, with revenue set to nearly double between 2013 and 2015 from US$13.2 billion to US$22 billion.
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NVIDIA’s Project SHIELD attracted much attention when demonstrated by CEO Jen-Hsun Huang at CES 2013. The gaming portable for open platforms aims to revolutionise the way people play games.
The concept had been brewing at NVIDIA for nearly a decade before its unveiling earlier this month.
NVIDIA has a blog post that talks about the making of Project SHIELD, the importance of streaming PC games, and the furious sprint to launch at CES.
Catch the post here.