Why mobile gaming is stuck

A golden age of convergence between the world of traditional videogaming and the mainstream of phone users and music lovers would seem to be around the corner, with hardcore gamers playing their favourites on new devices and new gamers getting into formerly hardcore titles via their phones.

Right?

Not quite. To go back to the imaginary scenario of the sports car with the crudely assembled controls, there’s a mismatch between the interfaces of the devices currently in consumers’ pockets and the needs of traditional games.

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Personally, I won’t play anything but Snakes on my phone.