A cool brief history of mobile games! *warning music is not censored*
Mobile games have come a long way in graphics and in user interactivity! I remember playing snake with the left and right arrow keys on my Texas Instrumental Calculator in the early 1990s! With Snake gaining so much popularity, several companies started to work on a technology that enabled mobile phones to transfer data via remote server. This led the way to fast action and multi-player based mobile games! Read more on how mobile games bloomed with the introduction of Apple’s iphone here: http://www.digitalspy.com/gaming/news/a313439/feature-the-history-of-mobile-gaming.html
Scroll down this article see pictures of how the graphics on our mobile have advanced.
Did you know…
Acording to the Entertainment Software Association’s 2013 Essential Facts about the Computer and Video Game Industry (http://www.theesa.com/facts/pdfs/esa_ef_2013.pdf) :
36 % of gamers play games on their smartphone
25% play on their wireless device.
The Pew Internet and American Life Project found that:
46% of U.S. teens play games on a cell phone or PDA
71% of teens ages 12-14 playing games on a portable gaming device
Are you a mobile gamer? If so, what do you play on your phone? I play Sudoku, Phase 10, Spades and Candy Crush.