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Digital Bottom Line: The Key Driver

(0) Comments | Posted May 6, 2010 | 12:52 PM

There are many reasons why digital distribution is far superior to physical distribution. Perhaps one of the strongest forces driving digital distribution to grow faster than expected is the fact that the profit margin for those who take the risk of going digital is significantly higher than if the product...

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Books & Games Following Music's Lead

(0) Comments | Posted February 25, 2010 | 8:10 PM

Apple's new iPad made headlines around the globe when it was revealed last month, and after the dust settled, techies have decided that it falls somewhere between an e-Reader and a tablet-style netbook computer. Whether or not customers will line up around the block on launch day remains to be...

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Modern Warfare 2 and Digital Distribution

(0) Comments | Posted November 12, 2009 | 1:23 PM

This week marks arguably the biggest entertainment launch of all time with the release of Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2. With this tremendous launch comes a new wave of contention over the business of distributing games -- and, ultimately, other digital media -- through the Internet. The online retail...

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DLC: The New Black! The Second Coming of Expansion Packs

(0) Comments | Posted September 1, 2009 | 3:03 PM

I remember a few years back when the Baldur's Gate expansion, Tales of the Sword Coast, became one of the most sought after video game add-ons ever, at least for me. It was a boost for the game and for the Baldur's Gate brand. A few years after, expansions were...

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It's Been Too Long...

(0) Comments | Posted August 20, 2009 | 10:41 AM

It's been awhile since my initial post on here, but that wasn't the original plan. In the coming weeks and months, I'll start contributing regularly on a wide variety of topics. This is an incredibly exciting time in my industry and it's given me a surplus of topics to write...

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The Changing Shape of Entertainment Commerce

(0) Comments | Posted April 20, 2009 | 4:24 PM

A few weeks ago the 2009 Game Developers Conference took place in San Francisco. The Game Developers Conference, or GDC, as it's commonly referred to within the industry, is arguably the year's most important gathering of video game publishers, developers and luminaries. Historically, the week of GDC has played host...

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