Investment in social games companies collapsed in 2012, falling by 94% from 2011

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User Info: Rurouni720

Rurouni720
4 years ago#1
http://www.neogaf.com/forum/showpost.php?p=46504220&postcount=1

Bu-buu-! But everyone told me social gaming will kill off dedicated handhelds and consoles for sure!

User Info: legendarylemur

legendarylemur
4 years ago#2
Oh no, people can realize crap is a crap? In another news, the sun has risen today
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User Info: Makeveli_lives

Makeveli_lives
4 years ago#3
From: Rurouni720 | #001
Bu-buu-! But everyone told me social gaming will kill off dedicated handhelds and consoles for sure!

That's mobile gaming, what you're talking about is crap like Facebook games.
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User Info: ElectricNova

ElectricNova
4 years ago#4
Hah, and they told me that dedicated handhelds were doomed at the feet of social games.

Good, cos us no-lifers need games to play too, ones without the silly thing called social interaction
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User Info: lunchEATSyou

lunchEATSyou
4 years ago#5
this comment from GAF made me chuckle:

Good news. I'm not sympathetic towards people losing jobs over Facebook games. It like losing your job as plagiariser or for sitting on your ass all day.
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User Info: bararad13

bararad13
4 years ago#6
while they do have some element of social interactions.. they low quility and their tendancy to encourge a ridicules invesment of money are more then enogth ressons for people to want them gone..

User Info: RaccoonCity

RaccoonCity
4 years ago#7
Good riddance and/or bah humbug!
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User Info: DeathSoul2000

DeathSoul2000
4 years ago#8
Makeveli_lives posted...
From: Rurouni720 | #001
Bu-buu-! But everyone told me social gaming will kill off dedicated handhelds and consoles for sure!

That's mobile gaming, what you're talking about is crap like Facebook games.


they're basically the same thing.

User Info: PsychoWolfX

PsychoWolfX
4 years ago#9
nothing of value will be lost.
...
well I did enjoy neopets back in 2000

User Info: Makeveli_lives

Makeveli_lives
4 years ago#10
From: DeathSoul2000 | #008
Makeveli_lives posted...
From: Rurouni720 | #001
Bu-buu-! But everyone told me social gaming will kill off dedicated handhelds and consoles for sure!

That's mobile gaming, what you're talking about is crap like Facebook games.


they're basically the same thing.

You think facebook games compares to iOS/android gaming? lol @ you.
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