Game Industry Timeline from 1997–2018

Based on selected Gamasutra articles

While doing some research for an upcoming article on game monetization, I went deep into the archives of Gamasutra. I did a search for ‘industry prediction’ then selected some of the articles that I felt gave a good snapshot of where the industry was at the time.

It was fun going back in time and seeing the ups, downs and cycles of the game industry!

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The social game transition of the late 2000’s was an uncomfortable time for most devs!

Check out the live chart on Tableau here, and a google doc with links to the articles here.

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