Video game stats are always a lot of fun. Gamers love to keep track of them, from their achievements in multiplayer games to figures that show gaming is becoming one of the most important forms of entertainment in the western world. Stats that show just how big video games got in 2010. Well, video game startups raised $1.05 billion in 2010, up 58 percent from a year before. And if you count both game fundings and acquisitions, the value of video game deals in 2010 was $1.89 billion, up 130 percent from 2009.
Another cool figure relates to virtual goods, which are digital items that you can buy in online free-to-play games. In 2011, the U.S. virtual goods market is expected to hit $2.1 billion, up from $1.6 billion in 2010,according to Inside Network. Another telling figure: online and mobile games will grow from a third of industry revenues to half of industry revenue, or $44 billion, by 2014, according to Digi-Capital.
Coming May 24th 2011, DiRT 3 will be launched worldwide into the market .DiRT3 will boast more cars, more locations, more routes and more events than any other game in the series, including over 50 rally cars representing the very best from five decades of the sport. With more than double the track content of 2009’s hit, DiRT 3 will see players start at the top as a professional driver, with a top-flight career in competitive off-road racing complimented by the opportunity to express themselves in Gymkhana-style showpiece driving events.
As players race to elevate their global standing, DiRT 3 delivers mud, sweat and gears world over: from the intense weather-beaten rally stages of Europe, Africa(KenyanRally) and the US, to executing performance driving showcases and career challenges where car control is pushed to spectacular limits. DiRT 3 is now in development at Codemasters Studios for a 2011 release for the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft®, PLAYSTATION®3 computer entertainment system and PC Games For Windows® LIVE.
DiRT 3 – Kris Meeke: Kenya Sprint Rally Video (HD 720p)- http://youtu.be/RIgdeOM0AF4