However, according to an anonymous story from Wall Street Journal, Google is mainly interested about Apple and not just those fierce beginners’s effort such as GameStick and Ouya. The story mentioned that people who have been briefed by Apple said that Google is reverting to the fact that their rival Apple was expected to launch a video game console as a component of their next Apple TV production release.
Although their rival Apple has not yet said anything about this matter, Google must be worried and concerned and so are Nintendo, Sony and Microsoft. Apple has a trademark of creating excellent game console, whether it is active on the market or not.
It Is Definitely More Than Just Angry Birds
First and foremost, let us dismiss the illusion that iOS is only good for disposable and casual games. Their platform has reached their success from Angry Birds and Doodle Jump, with progressively sophisticated games for those who seek challenges.
As a matter of fact, some of their games that were carelessly acclaimed on their traditional consoles have been creating their way to iPads and iPhones. XCom, The Walking Dead and Bastion are all available now in the market. Terraria, The Cave and Limbo are soon to come out and something to look forward to. These are great games that can aid in deleting the brand that surrounds iOS and mobile games in particular.
For the meantime, major game developers are beginning to give iOS a more serious attention. Eidos will soon reveal their latest Deus Ex: The Fall, which is an iOS game that targets to have the same production character as its predecessor which is the Deus Ex: Human Revolution.
Hence, Ubisoft is also working on their Trials Frontier which is a mobile interpretation of the famous extreme motocross series. Electronic Arts is way ahead of the market wherein they created a mobile interpretation of Dead Space, which still controlled the preservation of its isolated and creepy atmosphere compared to its console competitor.
This pattern will still continue as mobile games platforms has proven that it is more profitable for publishers compared to handheld game consoles.
And since classic and old games are not always compatible on the newest consoles, they are finding their new home in iOS. If you desire to play games that has lasted for years now, iOS has many old all-time favorites such as Doom, Pac-man and an enormous classic collection from Atari together with the latest games such as Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic and Grand Theft Auto: Vice City.
Certainly, iOS has its own contribution of their classic games together with their carefully crafted games that were created particularly for tablets and phones. Examples above were only given to visualize how much iOS has been increasing its credibility in terms of gaming platform. It is not just a throwaway five-minute involvement anymore, as a matter of fact, the quantity of quality games have been continually growing as time passes by.