The video game industry is much, much larger than you think it is…it’s $23.5 billion big? That’s how much revenue gaming pulled in — in the United States alone — in 2015. That number isn’t so far behind the amount of money earned by every movie released worldwide in the same year, combined ($38 billion).
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Todd VanDerWerff,–Vox Culture