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[GamersMint] Will Apple be the death of handheld gaming?

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5 years ago, people would have laughed at you if you said that Apple will be a dominant force in the handheld gaming market. In a landscape dominated by Nintendo and Sony, Apple simply stood no chance. Fast forward to now and the Iphone/Ipod Touch/Ipad have arguably become the most widespread handheld gaming devices on the market. Agreed that they are not primarily gaming machines but the sudden boom of the AppStore and Apple’s (in conjunction with developers) intelligent pricing structure has seen the I-devices rise to the top. So is this a bad thing for gamers? No, absolutely not…yet…
http://www.gamersmint.com/will-apple...ndheld-gaming/

good article...
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Ohhh. Damn Apple.
     
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inb4 morons start in -_-.. In any case, It's a different market.. I think the market for handhelds will really be established after this generation.
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I dont think so.
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post #5 of 75
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Originally Posted by Lelouch View Post
inb4 morons start in -_-.. In any case, It's a different market.. I think the market for handhelds will really be established after this generation.
how is it a different market?

devices are priced relatively similarly.
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Killed it for me, haven't thought about buying a handheld with my iPhone around.
Though I am sure any other phone will do the same for me as long as the app market is large enough.
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iceblade do you hate me?
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No, as long as nintendo keeps pumping out gameboys, apple won't kill off handheld gaming.
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post #9 of 75
I just bought a DSI and I am about to sell off my Ipod touch because DS has so much better games.

It all depends on how the DS handles music, if it does it good, consider my Ipod as good as sold.
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Not going to happen, even with my iPod Touch, I play my DS more.
 
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