Despite massive technological and artistic advances and a steadily increasing public profile, mobile gaming still flops too often over a simple hurdle: phones were not meant for playing games on. It seems such an obvious point, but its force is undeniable. The keypad on a mobile handset is for dialling numbers, and not really anything else.
Today, gamers will go to the trouble of modding their X-Box pads to fit in their PCs rather than use the perfectly serviceable native models. A good control pad is that important.
Where does that leave the joystick-less, trigger-less mobile?