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Analysts: games industry to overtake music industry

In its annual report covering various entertainment industries, consulting group PricewaterhouseCoopers predicts the video game spending to overtake music spending as early as this year. The report, covering 2007 through 2011, predicts the video game industry will grow globally at an annual rate of...

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Electronic Arts mixes on iTunes

Electronic Arts sent out a press release to let us know that "music from all EA games -- past and present -- [is] now available." After hearing this, our racing hearts rushed to the online store to download the soundtrack to Pinball Construction Set, only to find ourselves feeling empty when we...

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Xbox Live usage jumps 80 percent since Gears of War

Since November 7 there has been an 80 percent increase in the number of Xbox Live users, according to broadband usage monitoring company Sandvine Incorporated. What's interesting is that November 7 is also the day Gears of War started showing up in retail outlets. The traffic spike, they claim, is...

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Mad World: Gears ad propels song to #1 on iTunes

It appears the Gears of War "Mad World" advertisement has done more than just augment sales of the game. The somber 2001 Gary Jules and Michael Andrews cover of Mad World, originally released by Tears for Fears in 1982, hit number one on the iTunes top sales charts yesterday, according to fan site...

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