GTA 4 To Impact Hollywood?
One of our favorite uses for all this hardware, gaming, is starting to generate titles large enough to effect other parts of the entertainment industry. No longer are A-list games only competing with each other for sales, but now it seems that the latest movie releases are being factored into the equation. Of course, whatever effects the studios also has an impact on their bottom line:
"We anticipate the video game release of GTA IV on April 29 could dampen the potential from Iron Man’s theatrical release on May 2," (Janco Partners analyst Mike) Hickey said in a Wednesday note regarding Marvel Entertainment stock.