Mobile gaming will overtake consoles, says Gosen

I-play CEO David Gosen has predicted that the console gaming industry will be left with a "niche audience" to target as mobile gaming becomes ever more popular.

Speaking at the Casual Connect conference in Amsterday yesterday, Gosen quoted figures from Informa and Montgomery which state that mobile has five times the installed base of consoles.
He went on to observe that the number of mobile subscribers is forecast to reach 2.8 billion in 2008, and said mobile games sales are expected to double those of console titles within two years.

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power0919994903d ago

So I am going to be able to run games like GoW on a cell phone?

Why did I even bother buying a 360. I will just go pick up an iPhone...

Rooted_Dust4903d ago

He's comparing apples to oranges. Sure, maybe more people play Pong on their cell phone than own a console. Who cares? Can you charge $50 for a 2D arcade game. Cell phone games may get more sales but console gaming will have the higher profit.