Amanda Maler wasn't even born yet when Nintendo's beloved Super Mario made his debut 30 years ago.
Over the past decade, stereotypes that video games were a popular medium intended only for youths have been eroded. It is clear that video games are also a popular medium for adults.
China is lifting its ban on sales of video game consoles to promote the industry and a new manufacturing zone in Shanghai.
Japanese video game giant Nintendo said Wednesday it swung to a $67 million net profit in the three months to June, owing to a jump in console sales and a weaker yen.
Finnish game maker Rovio launched Angry Birds 2 on Thursday, a sequel to what the company claims to have been the most downloaded mobile game series of all time.