Playing to Win:
Inside The Video Game Industry
Aired: Thursday, May 29th, 2008
Are You A Player?
Take An Inside Look At The $18-Billion Industry
CNBC cameras capture a side of the video game industry most players never see, revealing the magic behind today’s biggest selling games. With behind the scenes access at one of the world’s largest video game publishers, CNBC explains how in just one year, Electronic Arts earned $3-billion.
Narrated by CNBC Anchor Bill Griffeth, CNBC also reveals the ups –and downs – of the gaming industry, from athletes who give products unparalleled publicity, to unimagined controversy that emerged as a result of violence depicted by ever more realistic graphics. In an unexpected twist, CNBC will show how the “Make A Wish Foundation” helped one boy create a game that gives everyone a reason to smile.
Finally, you'll see how players are profiting and finding love by participating in virtual worlds. It’s a new reality where virtually anything’s possible.
Format : AVI
Length : 349 MiB for 45mn 4s 8ms
Codec : XviD
Source : PDTV
Video #0 : MPEG-4 Visual at 964 Kbps
Aspect : 512 x 384 (1.333) at 29.970 fps