Bigger than the cinema box office, bigger than music and bigger than books, the video games industry is big business. Global software revenues exceed £30 billion a year, and are predicted to rise to nearly £60 billion a year by 2015. Yet its growth and success are little known. Games are played by hundreds of millions of people around the world.
The gaming industry’s legendarily deft touch has hit the news again this afternoon, with the news that Lara Croft is to gain a bit more of a personality in her upcoming game.
In the latest addition to the franchise Lara Croft is dirty, she screams a lot, and she is hesitant. ‘I hate tombs,’ she says. Really?
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