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Stat of the Week: Are games still mighty on mobile marketplaces?

Stat of the Week: Are games still mighty on mobile marketplaces?
Mobile games were once a niche. Now they're the norm.

Indeed, though the App Store and Google Play are designed to play host to apps of all kinds - games just one of the many categories on offer - users have always had a penchant for playing top titles on their smartphones.

But in the year when mobile gaming is expected to 'break out' - the trend for 'unconsoles' dominating the first month of the year - just how dominant are games on mobile?

According to ad platform Taptica, very:



The question that follows, of course, is whether such dominance combined with an apparent desire to take the mobile formula and apply it to handheld or other games platforms is a sign of smartphone saturation.

Could this be as good as it gets before the mobile gaming industry changes forever?

You can find out more about Taptica on the firm's website.

With a fine eye for detail, Keith Andrew is fuelled by strong coffee, Kylie Minogue and the shapely curve of a san serif font.

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