The Joy Of Mobile Games

Gamebosh writes: "If you've ever found yourself dreaming of a game and would happily quit your job to play it full time, chances are it's a game with a simple concept that challenges you. Wasting away those precious hours trying to get to level 27 or beating the high score is as satisfying as gaming gets. These addictive 2-button games have been around since the dawn of gaming and the longest lived are usually the simple ones. Anyone who's played Tetris will tell you the large amount of hours they've spent mastering the basic art of making lines out of falling bricks. Simple concepts and two button controls do not necessarily make an easy game, though. After all, how many people do you know that have mastered Donkey Kong?

These games require great hand eye coordination and timing, lots of concentration, and the ability to keep cool under pressure. We all know how frustrating it is when 'Game Over' interrupts the imminent high score, simply because your thumbs became sweaty and your heart started to pound. Contrary to this is the immense sense of relief at seeing that long standing high score shift to a mere second, as there's no substitute for being leader of the pack."

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