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iOS Rising in Portable Gaming

04-20-2011, 10:40 AM
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iOS Rising in Portable Gaming

This looks to me like iOS is rising higher in gaming against the 3DS and NGP. Increases in revenue of iOS gaming has been significant since last year.



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Nintendo recently launched its new 3DS handheld in the UK, with hardened Nintendo fans and aficionados of in-depth gaming on the go certain to continue supporting the Mario factory's portable gaming initiatives for the foreseeable future.

However, that said, Flurry's latest market data claims that Nintendo's market share has dropped a whopping 13 per cent, from 70 per cent in 2009 to 57 per cent in 2010, with iOS and Android smartphone gaming to blame.

Whether the 3DS and the new Sony NGP can reverse this trend over the coming three to five years remains to be seen.

Flurry combines gaming market data from the NPD Group with its own estimates of game category revenues from iOS and Android devices, taken from Flurry Analytics, the company's mobile application analytics service, which "tracks more than 12 billion anonymous, aggregated use sessions per month across more than 80,000 applications."

40 per cent of these app sessions are spent on mobile games.
Read more: http://www.techradar.com/news/gaming...#ixzz1K4tpj9o7

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04-20-2011, 11:06 AM
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this was posted on the front page of TA like...two days ago.

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04-20-2011, 11:46 AM
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Yeah...

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04-20-2011, 12:33 PM
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that was obvious

Even without the analysts, everyone should have assumed that was going to happen.

What's sad is that despite some great titles, it almost feels like the market has become over-saturated and a little stale. BTW, when is Anomaly War zone Earth supposed to come out?
04-20-2011, 05:11 PM
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Yeah...
well then i would like to see wat ppl have to say about this even tho it was on the front page

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04-20-2011, 05:13 PM
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Even without the analysts, everyone should have assumed that was going to happen.

What's sad is that despite some great titles, it almost feels like the market has become over-saturated and a little stale. BTW, when is Anomaly War zone Earth supposed to come out?
i dont think there has been a confirmed release date yet...

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04-20-2011, 05:13 PM
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It's nothing surprising. I actually thought the iOS/Android market would have expanded even further than the statistics show. They're on there way to dominating the portable gaming market either way. It won't be long.

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04-20-2011, 05:15 PM
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It's nothing surprising. I actually thought the iOS/Android market would have expanded even further than the statistics show. They're on there way to dominating the portable gaming market either way. It won't be long.
ya theres been a huge difference from 2009 to 2010... now i want to see the statistics for 2011 (probly even more revenue cuz of ipad 2)

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04-20-2011, 05:50 PM
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I haven't touched my DS and PSP in 2 years since I got my iPhone. I really don't even want to anymore. Nintrndo 3DS, no thanks.
04-20-2011, 05:52 PM
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I haven't touched my DS and PSP in 2 years since I got my iPhone. I really don't even want to anymore. Nintrndo 3DS, no thanks.
+1 to everything in this post. My DS and PSP pretty much belong to my brother now. If he didn't play them, they'd honestly just be in my closet. Actually, I think they're in his closet. He'd rather play the Wii . That says something. Oh, he's eight.

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