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Game Consoles Important Connected Devices

Parks Associates announced it latest survey reports that 46% of U.S. broadband households have a game console connected to the Internet and over one-quarter of them use it as their primary connected CE device.

New Consoles Breath New Life into Video Game Market

The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) announced its latest research suggests that the latest generation of video game consoles is reinvigorating the gaming market.

Gamers Defy Stereotypes

Twitch announced the findings of a survey it commissioned to study “the nature of gamers.”

Americans Spent $4.6 Billion on Video Games in Q1

The NPD Group announced it reckons that U.S. consumers spent $4.6 billion on video gaming in the first quarter of 2014.

Walmart Lusts for Used Video Games

Wal-Mart Stores announced that it is taking a serious run at the market for used video games.

Game Developers Reveal Platform Intentions

UBM Tech, the organizer of The Game Developers Conference (GDC), announced the results of its second annual State of the Industry Survey.

Canadian Video Game Industry in Brief

The Entertainment Software Association of Canada (ESAC) announced that it has published its annual snapshot of the Canadian video game industry.

Sony Game Consoles Tops for Christmas

Parks Associates announced its latest survey suggests that more Christmas shoppers in the U.S. plan to purchase a Sony game console over the competition.

Nintendo Wii mini Coming to America

Nintendo announced that it is launching its Wii mini video game console in the U.S. for $99.99.

Redbox Rents Three Billion Discs

Redbox announced that it has reached its three billionth disc rental in the United States.

Redbox Expands Canadian Presence with Sobeys

Redbox announced that its movie and game disc rental kiosks will be located in Sobeys, Foodland, FreshCo and Lawtons Drugs locations across Canada.

More Gamers Going Online

The NPD Group announced that, according to its latest survey, 72% of American gamers report gaming online.

US TVs Get Connected

The Diffusion Group announced it reckons that 56% of all US broadband households have at least one TV connected to the Internet.

LOVEFiLM Coming to Nintendo Wii U

LOVEFiLM announced that it its LOVEFiLM Instant video streaming service is now available on the Nintendo Wii game console and will be coming to the new Wii U shortly.

Nintendo Drops Wii to $129.99

Ahead of the Wii U launch in November, Nintendo announced that it is lowering the retail price of its original Wii game console to $129.99.