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Tips for Gaming Industry Research

Ross databases, industry and government websites from which you can read market and industry research reports, news and articles related to your industry and companies, and find and download relevant market, consumer and related census demographic and business data. Many of the resources use government-assigned industry classification systems to index relevant company and industry data. Here are some of the codes that will be useful for searching data sources for your project:

NAICS (North American Industrial Classification) Codes:
511210 - Software Publishers

SIC (Standard Industrial Classification) Codes:
73729904 - Home entertainment computer software

Kresge has several databases that cover the telecom industry and related information technology and media distribution industries. 

Below is a list of the best databases that cover these industries with technology and market reports on these industries.Try searching terms like "gaming", "mobile games", and "mobile entertainment."

Consumer Market Research

Gaming Technology and Industry Research

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