Changing times in the video game industry

Sometimes success just isn't enough. Despite the popularity of Nintendo's Wii, George Harrison, the company's marketing chief, announced he is leaving Nintendo at the...

Sometimes success just isn't enough. Despite the popularity of Nintendo's Wii, George Harrison, the company's marketing chief, announced he is leaving Nintendo at the end of the year. Harrison has been with Nintendo since 1992. No word yet on his next move.

While the video game console market is going strong, some are saying the industry is amid an "online revolution" -- thanks to the staggering popularity of online games like World of Warcraft. As more households get broadband Internet, those in the console industry make have to take notice. BusinessWeek reports:

There are some in the industry that believe the next round of consoles won't even come equipped with any kind of optical drive—everything will be online. The retail sector certainly won't be happy about that.

Have you registered with us yet?

Register now to enjoy more articles and free email bulletins

Register
Already registered?
Sign in

Would you like to post a comment?

Please Sign in or register.