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IDSA Releases Annual "State of the Industry" Report

The Interactive Digital Software Association (IDSA) released its annual "State of the Industry" report.
The report, available at http://www.idsa.com/releases/SOTI2001.pdf, gives an overview of current trends, looks back at the industry's history, and reviews the latest statistics and industry initiatives. Interesting statistics from the report include the following:
  • Sales of games (including videogames, computer games, and edutainment) in the United States during 2000 totaled $6.02 billion, slightly down from the $6.1 billion in 1999.
  • 43% of game players are women, and the average age of these women is 29 years.
  • In 2000, more than 219 million computer games and videogames were sold -- almost two for every household in America.
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