The video game industry has over $20 billion in annual sales. Video game sales surpassed Hollywood revenue in the year 2007.
The biggest one-day opening for movies was Spider-Man 3, which grossed $59 million on its first day. The video game Grand Theft Auto IV,however, opened with $310 million in sales and went on to gross $500 million. 
- ↑ http://www.npd.com/press/releases/press_100114.html
- ↑ 2.0 2.1 http://seekingalpha.com/article/89124-the-video-game-industry-an-18-billion-entertainment-juggernaut