Movies During Video Games – Apples and Oranges…

Video gamers love to point out that video games are now a bigger business than movies. But the two really aren’t comparable. Movies play to much wider audiences. “Playing video games is still a minority sport, though its popularity has soared. Not everybody wants a games console. It is only because games cost so much more than film tickets ($50 versus $7) that games can outsell films, despite their narrower appeal.”

Source: The Economist - 11/11/04