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

#1Rurouni720Posted 1/19/2013 6:56:44 AM
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!
#2legendarylemurPosted 1/19/2013 7:03:36 AM
Oh no, people can realize crap is a crap? In another news, the sun has risen today
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#3Makeveli_livesPosted 1/19/2013 7:08:14 AM
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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#4ElectricNovaPosted 1/19/2013 7:09:06 AM
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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#5lunchEATSyouPosted 1/19/2013 7:19:27 AM
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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#6bararad13Posted 1/19/2013 7:20:33 AM
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..
#7aamotPosted 1/19/2013 7:26:54 AM
Good riddance and/or bah humbug!
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#8DeathSoul2000Posted 1/19/2013 7:34:25 AM
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.
#9PsychoWolfXPosted 1/19/2013 7:36:15 AM
nothing of value will be lost.
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well I did enjoy neopets back in 2000
#10Makeveli_livesPosted 1/19/2013 7:43:56 AM
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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