Background Note | HBS Case Collection | April 2008

Broadband and Video Games: Playing and Winning Together

by Stephen P. Bradley and Nancy Bartlett


This note examines the relationship between video gaming devices (console, handhelds, mobile and PC) and gaming software development. The impact of broadband, wireless technologies and other innovations are also presented.

Keywords: Games, Gaming, and Gambling; Innovation and Invention; Relationships; Hardware; Software; Wireless Technology; Entertainment and Recreation Industry; Technology Industry;


Bradley, Stephen P., and Nancy Bartlett. "Broadband and Video Games: Playing and Winning Together." Harvard Business School Background Note 708-440, April 2008.