Posts Tagged ‘Venture Beat’

Is the Videogame Console Obsolete?

Wednesday, June 12th, 2013

Is your mobile device your constant companion? If you are like most people, your answer is yes so it’s no wonder that those of us who enjoy videogames turn to our smart phone or tablet for entertainment.

Not only is it always by your side but you can access both big-name titles or small, independent titles with a just a few clicks.

According to this article in Venture Beat, the companies making games for consoles are hurrying along their own demise by churning out a long string of ‘been there, done that’ games and charging budget-busting prices for the privilege.

The article explores how mobile and console will change as they compete for attention, what will happen to the console developers and what to be aware of as mobile gaming continues to grow.

Are you going to miss your console games?