(Article of periodic en Anglais - 2014)

Document title

How technological change affects power relations in global markets : remote developers in the console and mobile games industry

Authors(s) and Affiliation(s)

PARKER R. (1) ; COX S. (1) ; THOMPSON P. (2) ;
(1) QUT Business School, Queensland Univ. of Technology, Brisbane, AUSTRALIE
(2) Univ. of Strathclyde Business School, Glasgow, ROYAUME-UNI


This article analyses how technological change affects power relations in global markets through remote developers in the Australian console and mobile games industry. First, it shows that lead firms in the emerging mobile devices market retain a position of power in the global games entertainment industry relative to remote developers. Second,that they have developed and sustained bottlenecks in their segment of the industry through platform competition and the development of an intensely competitive ecosystem of developers


Article of periodic

published at : Environment & planning A / ISSN 0308-518X

Editor : Pion, London - ROYAUME-UNI (1974)

Millesime : 2014, vol. 46, no1 [pp. 168-195]

Bibliographic references : 4 p.

Collation : 2 tabl.



INIST-CNRS, Cote INIST : 15583 A

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Go to electronic document thanks to its DOI : doi:10.1068/a45663

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