The State of Mobile Gaming
So I've had my first android phone for a month now. I've been reading tested's weekly updates of apps which includes games and gandering at the app store. I've played a few free games, tried a few demos, and read descriptions on the app store. Absolutely nothing had really caught my eye. The only thing I really play is the crossword app that downloads daily crosswords. I can't really place the exact reason why nothing really seems to stick for me. This doesn't have to be a thread for recommending games, but I just wanted to hear other people's opinions on what mobile games should be apart from quick gimmicks to sit and play while on the toilet.
I must suggest Game Dev Story if you haven't played it. It is a great example of what a mobile game should/can be other than a quick 5 minute time killer. Something that you don't need intricate controls super quality gameplay. It is just a simple menu based simulator that gets the job done extremely well.
Other than that it is just a 5 minute time killing experience to me.
I too am frustrated by the lack of good games on the android market. I see a lot of posts triumphantly comparing android to the iOS Appstore, but the quality titles that I want (read: Superbrothers) are still Apple exclusives. Something must be done!
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