Grand Theft Auto V helped boost spending, and digital games are starting to heat up.
Apple has the prototypical good-news, bad-news scenario on its hands, with soaring sales of its flagship iPhone 5S contrasting sharply with souring sales of its “for the colorful” iPhone 5C.
GTA V’s big month was enough to offset stagnant hardware numbers. Total game-related sales were up 27 percent in September compared to 2012.
The industry pulls out of a nose dive with the help of Madden and Saints Row IV.
Children average around seven hours of game time on tablets and smartphones every week.