Apple Expected To Become World’s Biggest Gaming Platform By The End Of The Year

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iOS devices will soon be the world's most popular game console.
iOS devices will soon be the world's most popular game console.

Apple’s iOS devices have had a huge impact on gaming, and more and more people are choosing to get their kicks on the iPhone and iPad rather than dedicated handheld consoles from the likes of Sony and Nintendo. By the end of this year, analysts expect Game Center accounts on iOS to surpass the 200 million milestone, making it the world’s biggest gaming platform.

Death By A Thousand Cuts: The iPhone Is Killing Nintendo

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No one wants to buy a Nintendo 3DS when they have hundreds of thousands of games in their pocket already.
No one wants to buy a Nintendo 3DS when they have hundreds of thousands of games in their pocket already. Mario knows that.

Apple’s iOS devices have been stealing market share from portable consoles since the day the App Store opened its doors. Four years later, they have led Nintendo to report its first ever annual operating loss of $454.4 million.