Over the past three decades, videogame distribution and target markets have changed dramatically. In the 1980s, videogame arcades were extremely popular among teenagers and young adults but over time the popularity of home videogame consoles reduced the popularity of arcades and also broadened the target market significantly. Newer videogame consoles have made the arcade games of the 1980s seem antiquated in comparison. Now home console videogames may be facing the same future as arcades as online based games gain popularity. Read this article for more details.