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New Tripple A games delayed do to iPhone 5?

07-30-2012, 05:19 PM
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New Tripple A games delayed do to iPhone 5?

Are thenew triple A games delayed because of the upcoming iPhone 5? Why the slowdown in major game releases? Nothing big from EA since Mass Effect, Nothing from Epic Games, are they waiting for the new hardware?
07-30-2012, 05:43 PM
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Probably a marketing ploy to help generate sales for the game. Whatever game that may be.
07-31-2012, 03:16 AM
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that makes sense. new device+new features+AAA, generates a bigger boost on sales.
actually, my friends are also waiting for iphone 5. it's normal.
07-31-2012, 03:45 AM
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Well, summer has been typically a dead period for Big console game releases; I wouldn't be surprised if companies like EA aren't simply following the same formula with iOS gaming.
07-31-2012, 11:24 AM
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In the summer, fewer people are in their homes, in front of their TVs. With mobile, those things live in your pocket so releasing in summer might not be as big of deal. Jury is still out on that and I think you see a lot of studios following tradition.

Holding off for the iPhone 5 would make sense. You have this awesome new device people are already excited for. When you tell people about the new game, you want to make sure they know a game will be on the new device.

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