Gamer’s Guide To Smartphones: Google’s Astounding Android
OXCGN’s handheld fun-n-games begins
by Axis of Reality
©2011 Alex Baldwin
It cannot be denied that handheld gaming is no longer the sole domain of Nintendo and Sony. In fact, even the greatest gaming franchises of this generation pale in comparison to the sheer overwhelming popularity of recent mobile juggernauts such as Angry Birds and Fruit Ninja.
This year, for the first time in history the Nintendo 3DS and Sony NGP (PSP2) will launch with stiff competition from devices for which gaming is only a secondary use.
As a smartphone and gaming enthusiast, this series of articles should provide all the information a gamer needs to ready themselves for the onslaught of the fastest growing new avenue of gaming.
Whether you seek your first smartphone supplement to traditional handhelds, advice on your next smartphone purchase or broader knowledge of your latest purchase keep an eye on these articles as we explore the history, hardware, software, games and more available for each phone operating system (OS), starting with the current sales king: Google Android.
We have some smartphone fun . . .
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