The creator and host of online video series Game Theory, he frequently appears as an on-air technology analyst for ABC, CBS, NBC, Fox and CNN. (CNN) -- From an explosion of social games and iPhone apps to the rise of motion controls, cloud computing and retro revivals, 2010 has been a year of surprises and revelations for gaming enthusiasts.What happened to video games in the 2010s?
Over the past decade, the cultural cache of video games has grown and its profits are now greater than movies, television or music. The 2010s are when the hobby stopped being something semi-niche, and solidly took its place in the mainstream. The tension between art and commerce isn’t the same in video games as it is in movies.Where was Gamescom and BlizzCon 2010 held?
Gamescom 2010 was held at Cologne, Germany . Penny Arcade Expo 2010 was held at Washington State Convention Center in Seattle . PlayStation Move was launched in North America, Europe and various Asian countries. Tokyo Game Show 2010 was held at Makuhari Messe in Japan . BlizzCon 2010 was held at Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, California .