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2013.3 CNN_Video game industry is booming Adam's Listening

STUDY
PLAY
roll into
Nearly 20,000 people rolled into San Francisco last week
aspiring
for aspiring programmers
an average of
earn an average of about $90,000 a year
in revenue
earn a company billions of dollars in revenue
tie into
something that ties into what people want to do
dictate
They want to dictate the outcomes.
engaging experiences
have interactive and engaging experiences with the content
mainstream
Video games are becoming a lot more mainstream
closet
the I'm-in-the-closet-being-weird kind of hobby
on a tear
the video game industry has been on even more of a tear
entice
developers can entice more players
would have said
If you asked me seven years ago, I would have said that...
in the midst of
They are in the midst of a major transformation.
rule the day
consoles and disks once ruled the day
expand
It's expanded the user base
funnel
take this big funnel now that's coming in
a smashing success
San Francisco-based Zynga became a smashing success
on a global basis
where we need to be on a global basis
create a stir
it doesn't always take millions to create a stir
a top grosser
a low-budget film that becomes a top grosser
broaden their base
At a time when many industries can't broaden their base