SPEEDING THE GAMES

There are too many old 16-bit video game products in supermarket rental inventories, but retailers are increasing purchases of games in the popular new formats.That conclusion is based on SN's seventh annual State of the Industry Report, and on visits to many stores in recent months where SN found departments stocked with many more of the old, slow-moving games for rent than Sony PlayStation or Nintendo

There are too many old 16-bit video game products in supermarket rental inventories, but retailers are increasing purchases of games in the popular new formats.

That conclusion is based on SN's seventh annual State of the Industry Report, and on visits to many stores in recent months where SN found departments stocked with many more of the old, slow-moving games for rent than Sony PlayStation or Nintendo 64 games. While the survey revealed a substantial decline in game revenues -- cer

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