I use to, even played RPG's. Eventually, I broke or lost my phone taking it out so much. The games got better for sure but the charm wore off about seeing super good graphics on a tiny device. Like how PSP looked great at the time but still lost to ds. Something about the games looking too good or being too intricate makes you wanna only to take it out in situations for long play sessions. For the most part, those long play sessions, standing on a line, plane, etc are now occupied by doing your daily run-through of news that's been bonkers lately (use to think the news was boring as a kid and so did many others as kids but the news was never this good XD) then you can also look on those meme sites for marginally distracting speed dopamine hits of entertainment. It's the same effect you get with you trying to show your friend a new show your into and they pick out their phone and swipe memes they arent into either but do anyway. Games have been replaced by memes. Game companies are too up their asses to realize since they only care about nickel and diming whales that show up well on investor reports all the while they're digging their own holes as games are all mostly free to play pay to win. The future of gaming is looking like Nintendo will need to save it again XD.
Back on topic. No gaming on phones lost its usefulness with memes and just watching videos. If you have enough time for a game it takes so much to get into it, like setting up VR, that you're already pushing yourself to play otherwise it's a simple game like candy crush or other timewasters that I don't feel like playing. Tried carrying my switch around but the games are either too elaborate to play on a bumpy car ride, or too showcasing to pull out on a store line or something. They're too involved, and if they're not, it feels pointless. It's a tuff one. For some reason, handhelds really held up...get it...as a kid, and it's a reason ds or Gameboy was so good. You got some real cartoony graphics and focused on gameplay that was just right in the involved direction. Each game was also at its lowest about 7/10 when popular. The system was also small like a phone. There's a reason playing your phone games doesn't look as dorky as pulling out a huge switch in the middle of a train.
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