Mobile Phone Games
The Citizen Soapbox is an area where we throw out topics to the users of Citizen Game. When we record the podcast on Sunday night we take the previous week’s Soapbox answers and use them in our own discussions. We think it’s a great way of involving you guys in our stupid arguments!
Nokia have finally pulled the plug on sidetalkin’ with the news that their dropping their gaming, mobile phone; N-Gage. It does beg the question, what ever happened to mobile gaming? In the early 2000′s, gaming mobile phones were heralded as the future, with millions of pounds pumped into the research and developed of several failed platforms. In reality, the present day mobile gaming industry is dominated by Nintendo and Sony’s handheld consoles, and Apples iPhone, arguably more of a pocket-PC than a telecommunications device. So, did anybody ever really buy mobile games, or was it an industry built on invisable foundations?
Have you ever bought a mobile game, for a standard (non-iPhone) mobile phone?
If you did, then what was it, and was it any good?