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When Was the Golden Era of Video Games?

Use SQL to figure out the golden era of video games!

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Project Description

According to Mordor Intelligence, video games are big business: the global gaming market is projected to be worth more than $300 billion by 2027. With so much money at stake, the major game publishers are hugely incentivized to create the next big hit. But are games getting better, or has the golden age of video games already passed?

In this project, you'll analyze video game critic and user scores, in addition to sales data for the top 400 video games released since 1977. You'll search for a golden age of video games by identifying release years that users and critics liked best, and you'll explore the business side of gaming by looking at game sales data.

Project Tasks

  1. 1
    Gain insights from data to find out the golden age of video games!

Technologies

SQL SQL

Topics

Data Manipulation
Amina Edmunds HeadshotAmina Edmunds

Content Development Intern, DataCamp

Amina is a Content Development Intern at DataCamp. With a background in Architecture and Education, she changed careers to pursue software development, starting with JavaScript; she is now focused on Python.
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