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Mobile games can be “legitimate” games as well

Save/Continue writes: There is an all-too-common trend of dismissing mobile games as “not real games” among gamers. The arguments are usually along the lines of “touch screen controls are bad”, “mobile games are quick cash-ins” and “mobile games can’t offer the depth that real games do”. Which are all fair arguments if we look at cynical corporate cash grabs such as Final Fantasy: All The Bravest. However, dismissing an entire platform because of the worst examples on it is unfair.

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SpiralTear1485d ago

Of course they can be. The problem is that the general mobile audience rarely ever wants "legitimate games." They want bite-size distractions that you can pick up and play on a brief bus ride or in a waiting room. That's why these smaller games thrive on smartphones and tablets.

Putting these "legitimate games" on a mobile device is like putting a game like Angry Birds on PS4; the audiences are incompatible with the game's placement.

starchild1485d ago

Deus Ex: The Fall is a an excellent game on Android platforms. Well, that's the version I've played and it's good.

SolidGear31485d ago

Yeah, I'm about to purchase Deus Ex: The Fall on my Samsung Galaxy Light. How are the controls?

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