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Episode 93: Is Mobile Gaming a Blight on the Landscape of Videogames?


Escapist has a video explaining a certain phenomenon that's not in so much of a favorable light. TotalBuscuit also comes up in the conversation.  To sum up, the problems with mobile gaming include:

  1. Micro-transactions: Players are nickle and dimed, and the market is lucrative at the moment.
  2. Other titles, story ideas, etc get abandoned: Konami sees mobile as the future of gaming, so say goodbye to Metal Gear Solid at this point.
  3. It could lead to a recession in video games (though not necessarily a bad thing).



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