Playing upcoming smartphone game, Assassin’s Creed: Utopia will have no bearing on, or contribute extra content to, your Assassin’s Creed III game, Ubisoft has confirmed. Those that abhor trans-device gaming tie-ins will be pleased, but the move seems to contradict Ubisoft’s “companion gaming” strategy.
The company is looking to unite gamers across the Android platform through its already-popular rental app.
A report by market intelligence firm Parks Associates has said a huge rise in mobile gaming has taken place since 2007.
Grief. It’s the mobile dream. According to comScore, 2.9 million game were downloaded for smartphones in the US in November 2008, up from 734,000 in November 2007. That’s a rise of 291 percent. Why? iPhone, obviously, and its App Store. According to this Cellular News story, iPhone owners accounted for 14 percent of mobile game […]