A recent report issued by Dublin-based firm Research and Markets states the value of the games industry in the US is estimated to be $7 billion and, naturally, dominated mainly by The Big Three™: Sony, Microsoft and Nintendo. Suddenly that $65 billion global target
doesn't seem so unattainable.
Additionally, the report also talks about how video games are vying for consumer entertainment dollars as the preferred leisure activity, competing with TV and other forms of entertainment. The report itself will run you €97 ($129) and if you're interested, you can grab it right here