Gaming is going mobile

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Do you play mobile games?

The way people have played games throughout  history have changed drastically in the last few years. And for some reason people of all ages love playing games. The interest in games is probably rooted in both our competitive and entertainment focused human nature.

Who doesn’t like to play a game? And who doesn’t like to win?

And the innovation in technology has really opened up for more gaming entertainment for both kids, teens and grownups. First, the gaming consoles and video games swept the planet and some of the classics are still being played to this day.

Here are the top 5 most popular video games of all time:

  1. Pac-Man
  2. Donkey Kong
  3. Need for speed
  4. Brain Age
  5. Civilization

Some of these popular video games are actually still popular and was featured on the new Nintendo video games system. But after video games, gaming went online.

In the age of the Internet online gaming really took off. And the games where more advanced, had way better graphics and sound effects.

Here are the 5 most popular online games of all time:

  1. League og Legends
  2. Words of Warcraft
  3. Dota 2
  4. Counter-Strike
  5. Diablo 3

But the innovation has not stopped yet. Much of what we do has moved from PC to mobile phones, or apps on smartphones like Apple iPhone and Android mobile phones. The iTunes store has a wide selection of games in many genres.

Here are the types of games apps on iTunes:

  • Action
  • Adventure
  • Arcade
  • Board
  • Casino
  • Dice
  • Educational
  • Family
  • Music
  • Puzzle
  • Racing
  • Role playing
  • Simulation
  • Sports
  • Strategy
  • Trivia
  • World

Some of these apps are very popular, like Angry Birds to name just one of the big ones. The problem with gaming apps is that you have to download and update them, and they take valuable storage space on your mobile phone.

The future seems to be online mobile games. Meaning websites that has several games you can play both online and on your mobile with no downloads or updates.

Even though the tech innovation changes the way we play games, some games have not changed at all. Just think of poker, blackjack and roulette games. These are classic evergreen games almost everybody love playing. And poker has not changed one bit in decades.

Sports betting is also popular, especially since betting on sport results gives the player a double benefit if you are interested in sports like soccer, tennis and basketball.

If you want to know more about the future of mobile gaming you should check out the LeoVegas blog. The LeoVegas company is the leading innovator in the mobile gaming industry and the blog has valuable information for anybody interested in learning more about upcoming releases and the latest developments in game design and so on.

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