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Where will iPhone games be in 5 years?

10-25-2010, 05:46 PM
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Where will iPhone games be in 5 years?

The question is this:

Where will iphone gaming be in 5 years compared to Nintendo and Sony. Will it be the main competitor for Nintendo, Will it stay where it is, will Sony come back (*cough*Yea right*cough*), or will it be at the top of the game beating both Sony and Nintendo in the handheld game market?

I personally think it will leave Sony in the dust and catch up to Nintendo but be just short of beating it.

What do you guys think?
10-25-2010, 05:56 PM
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But seriously... If Apple can keep up with hardware demands, and continue to lead the pack when it comes to innovation, I think iOS gaming has a very promising future. Sony and the others are already trying to replicate the App Store model.

10-25-2010, 06:27 PM
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totally dead
10-25-2010, 06:30 PM
Originally Posted by wootbean View Post
totally dead
Er how?

I'm thinking the likes of Aralon could go Oblivion-sized.

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10-25-2010, 06:52 PM
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Just seeing the progress of games from a couple years ago has me wondering what prevails from 5 years from now. I'm in total awe.

I'm not so worried about Apple/hardware as I'am of the devs. Just hoping they continue to make the amazing progress in gaming that's all ready at hand.
10-25-2010, 11:20 PM
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On the Appstore.

10-25-2010, 11:22 PM
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10-25-2010, 11:32 PM
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Originally Posted by Random_Guy View Post
On the Appstore.
Mac store too!

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10-26-2010, 03:20 AM
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10-26-2010, 03:29 AM
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