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About the Gaming Report - Filled with consumer-based data, our Gaming Trend Report showcases unique patterns and contemporary trends in the gaming industry. Game developers and software programmers will be able to leverage popular trends such as online games, competitive fighting games and real-life game play. Our report examines the renewed popularity of retro games like Tetris, Pac-Man and Donkey Kong, while the best games for consoles like Xbox, Wii and PS3 are also explored. Even though the option to rent games is still available, consumers are finding games online that are easy to access, allowing for an on-the-go gaming experience that is changing the landscape of the video game industry.

Who It's For - Global gaming companies looking to jump-start creativity and advertisers seeking appeal from gamers will gain insight from this report. Furthermore, smaller companies that specialize in video games, gaming applications and other products like controllers and headsets will also benefit from our extensive trend research.

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The Gaming Trend Report, last published on Apr 07, 2014, includes 104 PRO Trends and 1,196 examples of gaming market research and gaming consumer trends related to: video games, consoles, gamers, role playing games, virtual reality and gaming trends.

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trend research methodology Methodology - Our gaming research is based on Trend Hunter's 1,196 crowdsourced gaming trends and 1,916,000,000 total views of data. [Learn More]

What You'll Get:
• 104 Page / Slide Presentation Gaming PDF Report Gaming PPT Report
• 104 Page In-Depth Reading Report Gaming PDF Report

Contents:
• 104 Gaming PRO Trends
• 1,196 Gaming Examples
• 167 Gaming Videos (Online) Gaming Videos
• 7,176 Gaming Images (Online) Gaming Images
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Sample Gaming Pro Trends - Each Gaming PRO Trend is on its own slide with implications, a quantified score, and examples linked to online gaming articles, videos and images. Examples:

Infant Auto The child desire to grow up faster is fueled by autos for infants Implications - Reflecting a desire to grow up faster and enjoy adult life, kids are becoming increasingly attracted to toys, like autos, that mimic adult belongings. Often resembling real-life automobiles or referencing existing lifestyle choices, these infant autos show a more broad pattern of calculated playtime meant to train children for adult life.
Infant Auto
The child desire to grow up faster is fueled by autos for infants
5 Examples + Score + Implications


DIY Discount The commodification of the DIY boom leads to brands adopting the ethos Implications - As sites like Pinterest and Etsy comodify the concept of DIY products, brands are responding in kind with custom products and services that give a level of discount by requiring that the consumer become part of the manufacturing process. This augmentation of the custom goods market into something that's attainable for the average consumer transitions tailored goods from luxury to average and lures shoppers who are more inclined to do it themselves. This consumer base -- also avidly involved in the online shopping world -- is accustom to the lower price points associated with e-tail and are far more interested in a partial DIY product over one that's in-line with offline costs.
DIY Discount
The commodification of the DIY boom leads to brands adopting the ethos
7 Examples + Score + Implications


Gamer Emulation Consumers bring elements of video games to life to merge play with reality Implications - While digital distractions are great ways to temporarily distance yourself from reality, consumers are turning to more integrated play methods to make enjoyment longer lasting. As a means to make digital play more immersive, consumers are turning to methods that help bring gaming into reality, allowing the experience to be enjoyed on a more engaging level. Real-world gaming serves to bring a sense of play to everyday situations, combining youthful elements with the need to integrate entertainment on a more captivating scale.
Gamer Emulation
Consumers bring elements of video games to life to merge play with reality
7 Examples + Score + Implications


Gamer Fusion Pop culture gamer goods serve to attract more diverse market audiences Implications - While marketing a product with culturally specific details is ideal for capturing a specific market audience, focusing on one overall theme can often exclude other potentially interested demographics. Gamer products that utilize elements of pop culture and media provide consumers with nostalgic references that feature unique contemporary twists, reflecting the need for items that provide more multigenerational features.
Gamer Fusion
Pop culture gamer goods serve to attract more diverse market audiences
7 Examples + Score + Implications


Social Petworking Apps and online pet gaming provides play through high-tech convenience Implications - In an age where time is often limited due to responsibilities of work and family, consumers are looking to more contemporary ways to delegate their tasks more efficiently. Interactive pet apps that allow dogs and cats to play offers a source of distraction that owners can easily provide without sacrificing time to do it, reflecting the growing demand for features that allow individuals to optimize their time more efficiently.
Social Petworking
Apps and online pet gaming provides play through high-tech convenience
7 Examples + Score + Implications


Mundane Gaming Gamers who seek escapism have turned instead to games that mimic real life Implications - Video games are not just a form of entertainment, but a means of escape from the mundane daily life. Tired of fantastical gaming plots however, the modern gamer is instead turning to games that mimic even the most normal aspects of everyday life. This speaks to a preference for familiarity, even in the realms of entertainment and escape.
Mundane Gaming
Gamers who seek escapism have turned instead to games that mimic real life
4 Examples + Score + Implications


PLUS 98 more Gaming PRO Trends and 1,196 examples!


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