Friday, February 10, 2012

FarmVille firm over the moon after Hasbro deal

Sales of traditional board games are plummeting as consumers turn to colourful games on smartphones and touchscreen computers. Hasbro's game and puzzle sales dropped 7% in the last three months of last year, following a 22% drop the year before. The number of people playing video games for at least an hour a month in the US has jumped by 141% to 135 million since 2008, according to the market research firm Parks Associates.

From the article, "FarmVille firm over the moon after Hasbro deal" by Rupert Neate

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