3 Years in a Row - RPGs Booming, while Video Games are Down
For three years in a row now, the sales of hobby games including tabletop role-playing games, have been experiencing a significant boom in sales growth, while the video game industry has been down year after year since 2010. Apparently equal to the Pokemon CCG boom of early 2000's, but spread across a broader range rather than a single product, the entire hobby and role-playing gaming industry is benefiting...
2011 article - http://rpgr.org/news/hobby-games-up-again-2011
2012 article - http://rpgr.org/news/hobby-games-up-third-year-in-a-row-2012