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The video game phenomenon began in the early 1970s with Pong, and has since become a major part of the zeitgeist of the modern era. Experts report that the video game industry brought in a whopping $150 billion in revenue in 2020, and it’s estimated that there are 2.7 billion gamers across the globe (that’s more than a third of the Earth’s population!). So what types of video games are people playing?

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In this article, I’ll attempt to answer that and other questions about video game sales, trends, and scores from around the world. I will do so using visualizations…

Devin Norris

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