There's been a lot of talk about video games being a "recession-proof" industry. But this year-to-year graph shows the steep drop in game sales since 2007.
Of course, many AAA games are still doing quite well. Just last week. Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 launched with the biggest entertainment opening of all time, selling about five million copies across platforms and pulling in about $US310 million in a single day. [Silicon Alley Insider via Kotaku]