Report: U.S. gamer population surpasses 135 million.
[newsimage]http://static.rankone.nl/images_posts/2011/11/gVojZN.jpg[/newsimage]Video games have come a long way in a relatively short time. It seems like only yesterday players moved a handful of sprites across banal backgrounds to simple beeps and boops - the love-labor of a few guys coding in a stuffy garage. Multimillion dollar games, crafted by teams of hundreds and featuring fully-realized worlds, realistic graphics and swelling orchestral scores, have since taken over. But something else has also changed. The gaming industry has added 80 million players since 2008, according to research firm Parks Associates. Most of them are newbies.
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