Video games and the internet bubble. Is it time for dot com…the sequel?

UPDATE 12/19/04:
Slashdot | Game Industry Bigger Than Hollywood

My 10 year old son (an accomplished gamer) and I finally watched a program I’d TiVo’ed on PBS back in September called “The Video Game Revolution”.

About halfway through, I was dumbstruck over how clearly I saw the parallels between the irrational exuberance of the first video game ‘bubble’ and the same kind of giddy exuberance during the internet bubble. What most people don’t stop to consider is that we’re living in “Video Games: The Sequel” and the business has been growing steadily and globally for the last two decades.

Have you also stopped to consider that the same thing is happening right now to the internet?

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