Jim Kessler in his Out-of-Home Entertainment Industry Apocalypse? article (see reference this issue) suggested that home video games are resulting in reduced attendance at out-of-home entertainment venues. We've heard the same from many other entertainment center operators. We decided to dig into the data and research to find out if it is true. To our surprise, we found that things are a lot different from what they might seem and that there are other root causes for declines in attendance. Check out our latest white paper, Has video game play crowded out and displaced time and attendance at out-of-home entertainment venues? Getting to the root cause of declining repeat appeal to learn more.