Massive changes are currently afoot in the video game business, challenging our concept of how today’s leading PC and console titles operate, let alone the very definition of the term “interactive entertainment.” As a consequence, several exciting new frontiers are rapidly being pioneered across a myriad of devices from PCs to TVs, consoles, smartphones and tablet computers, making it one of the most exciting times ever to be an enthusiast. Been...read more
Posts Tagged "Apple"
We recently connected with CNBC to explore the effect which Apple and its family of devices – the iPod, iPhone and iPad – are having on the video game industry at large. Writer (and Game Theory contributor) Chris Morris makes a compelling case for how unlikely gaming platforms such as social networks (Facebook, MySpace, etc.) and smartphones have quickly emerged as some of the most exciting and dynamic playing fields in the business. How will the game...read more
Apple’s iPad is nothing if not a pricey portable gaming system and entertainment device disguised as a combination tablet PC and portable media player. (Or just a giant iPod touch or crippled, oversized iPhone, depending on whom you ask.) But per USA Today‘s story Apple’s iPad Could Revolutionize Video Games, it enjoys a major advantage over traditional handheld game consoles such as the DS/DSi and PSP. Specifically, the fact that the iPad is...read more