Mobile Video Games: Little Games, Big Business
Every gamer is dedicated to their console of choice. Some people are loyal to Xbox, others are loyal to PlayStation, and of course you have the die-hards who will never touch a console over a computer. However, every single one of those gamers has been sitting somewhere (likely school or a waiting room) and found themselves completely bored out of their minds. The next thing they know, they’re indulging in an intense game of Angry Birds or Clash of Clans. After that, they find themselves playing these same games before bed at nighttime. Before they know it, their phones are getting more finger and thumb action than the controllers they were so dedicated to in the first place. Much like console games, mobile games are completely designed to get you hooked. The only difference is, mobile game developers have learned every positive and negative lesson from the console developers. Mobile games are on the rise, and there’s nothing you can do about it except embrace it. It’s growing so fast that it’s expected to double by 2016. To get a better idea of just how successful mobile games are, take a look at the infographic that GamesIndustry.com tossed together below.