The notorious App Store now hosts over 425,000 apps to download for use on Apple devices and a good number of these are games. With your average title usually costing much less than those found on the Sony PSP and Nintendo DS systems, Apple is offering a very competitive gaming service. But is it on par with the competition in terms of quality? More and more developers such as Gameloft and EA are jumping onto the Apple ship and dedicating hefty budgets and teams to producing titles for the mobile gaming market. The quality of such titles improves by the day, and recent games such as 9mm and Rainbow Six: Shadow Vanguard are prime examples of this. But will Infinity Blade be the death of Zelda? And is Angry Birds really the new Super Mario Bros.?
As Apple’s popularity continues to grow at a ridiculous pace, Seb, Tom, Chad, and Armand look past the mountains of portable audio players and tablets to discuss one of gaming’s most burning issues: Will Apple change the games industry?