Retail game sales fell 16.7 percent in June, while free-to-play grew 9 percent.
Total U.S. game sales are flat compared to 2012.
With all the news of studio closures, Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment shows the digital side of the industry is growing.
The last remaining co-founder of Playfish heads back to startups.
Two reports released this week show the continuing growth and potential market dominance of digital and mobile gaming.
Venture capitalist Jay Hoag has joined the board of directors at Electronic Arts. The appointment shows that EA sees a real value in keeping close ties to the venture capital community, particularly at a time when the game business is going through a big disruption with the arrival of digital gaming.
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In a bid to expand PC hardcore game sales, top game retailer GameStop is launching a new digital PC game purchase method that gamers can use inside stores.
Movie studio Warner Bros. is getting serious about online games and digital distribution. The company announced today it has hired video game industry veteran Greg Ballard as senior vice president of digital games for two of its divisions.