Nintendo and Sony are fighting an uphill battle against the staggering popularity of smartphone devices these days. But he and another analyst say there’s reason for handheld gamers to hold out hope.
Mobile analytics firm Flurry, along with NPD data suggest Apple and Android games have surpassed both Nintendo and Sony in the gaming on the go market.
A report by research firm Flurry has claimed that revenue from iOS and Android games “spiked significantly” from 2009 to 2010, contributing to a rise of 3 percent in overall US market share. It has graphs, and everything.
iPhone has increased US handheld market share 14 percent to 19 percent in the past year, according to a Flurry report, at the expense of both PSP and DS.