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Video Games - From the Series: Career Launcher

Video games are one of today's most popular forms of entertainment. According to the Entertainment Software Association, the U.S. computer and video game industry had software sales of $9.5 billion in 2007&#… (See Below for Full Description)
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Video games are one of today's most popular forms of entertainment. According to the Entertainment Software Association, the U.S. computer and video game industry had software sales of $9.5 billion in 2007—an increase of more than 300 percent since 1996. Two major trends are the growth of mobile gaming and online gaming. Producing and selling successful video games is a huge collaborative effort, often requiring the skills of numerous artists, marketing specialists, musicians, producers, programmers, salespeople, and writers.

Video Games examines the complexities of this highly creative industry and identifies what it takes to succeed. Featuring essential information everyone in the field should know, fast facts, tips for effective business communications and networking, and much more, this helpful new resource is written in conversational language from an insider's perspective. It provides a capsule history of video games as well as an overview of the current state of the gaming industry, a breakdown of key jobs in this field, and an extensive glossary with industry jargon.

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ISBN-13 978-0-8160-7960-5
ISBN-10 816079609
eBook ISBN 978-1-4381-3481-9
Bundle Options Individual
Language English
Publisher Infobase Learning
From the Series Career Launcher
Author Lisa McCoy
Publication Date 7/1/2010
Book's Binding Hardcover
Imprint Ferguson
Specifications Index. Box features. Resources.
Available Formats Print & eBook

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