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Gaming Apple and Google fighting for mobile exclusivity deals

Discussion in 'Article Discussion' started by Dogbert666, 22 Apr 2014.

  1. Dogbert666

    Dogbert666 *Fewer Staff Administrator

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  2. fodder

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    Agreed. This may be the case for a console, that is it's function, but a phone? Smart phones are more than a gaming platform, they are a digital assistant, phone, camera, portal to your cloud data and social networks. Why would you ditch a device that integrates so well with your digital life just to play a game that will be available to you in a couple of months?
     
  3. Shirty

    Shirty Time travelling rogue Super Moderator

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    you're both talking as if sense and/or rational thought come in to play for 99% of smartphone purchasers.

    You should know better. People will gladly pay a month's mortgage if they can play Angry Birds at 2560 x 1600 @ 100fps on a 4.5" screen.
     
  4. loftie

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    S**t man, what am I going to do, I'm on WP8! My life is over. Oh wait I don't care....

    I never know if the majority of people are senseless, or if when they do research to see if doing things like this would be worthwhile they end up always picking a whole bunch of stupid.
     
  5. Shirty

    Shirty Time travelling rogue Super Moderator

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    We might be the 1% who are still capable of rational tech purchasing decisions, but we have to accept that the majority of the rest of the population just don't care - they want shiny.

    That includes the unwashed masses as well as the ruling classes sadly.
     
  6. rollo

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    Happens in console so why not in phones or tablets I guess. They are not exactly paying for content just offering them high spot spaces long term which bring more money.

    Smart phones are more than a gaming system for the older user for the younger user that is not the case
     
  7. RichCreedy

    RichCreedy Hey What Who

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    ooohhh shiny, lmao, I also don't care, i'm on wp8 as someone else said.
     
  8. Nexxo

    Nexxo Queue Jumper

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    WP8 here myself. Care-o-meter reads zero.
     
  9. r3loaded

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    People will switch platforms for a mobile game? No way! I wouldn't swap my Nexus phone for an iPhone, and conversely I wouldn't swap my iPad for an Android tablet. It's not like a games console, there's far more to consider than just which games are available.
     
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