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Apple’s iPhone gains gaming momentum

By on February 2, 2009

Four pieces of data/rumours in the last week have pointed to the iPhone’s emergence as a meaningful gaming platform.

iPod touch (Source: Barnaby Willitts-King)The iPhone appears to have broken out of the mobile straitjacket and is increasingly seen as a viable (possible a dominant) handheld gaming platform. Expect major publishers to start emphasising iPhone products and independent developers switching to the iPhone. It really does look as if Apple has transformed yet another consumer market.

About Nicholas Lovell

Nicholas is the founder of Gamesbrief, a blog dedicated to the business of games. It aims to be informative, authoritative and above all helpful to developers grappling with business strategy. He is the author of a growing list of books about making money in the games industry and other digital media, including How to Publish a Game and Design Rules for Free-to-Play Games, and Penguin-published title The Curve: