It's not about bringing console games to mobile phones anymore; it's about transforming traditional console genres to suit the smart phone format. See what I'm rambling on about as you browse the Week in Gaming Apps.
Mobile games are beginning to embrace what they are rather than attempt to emulate what they could never be. Take Luke Plunkett's Gaming App of the Day pick, Total War Battles. Instead of attempting a slimmed-down version of the hit PC series, Sega's morphed the series into a strategy board game, perfect for the iPad.
On the darker, Owen Good side of things, Big Win Hockey's pay-to-really-play action demonstrates the simplification of the sports genre into something more easily digestible by the masses.
What other radical transformations will mobile gaming inspire? Tune in next week to find out!
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