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Some people believe that it will or does compete directly with dedicated handheld gaming devices, but the majority of games available on tablet devices are of poor quality in comparison to dedicated gaming hardware. (2)","content_type":"","title":"","shrink":null},{"type":"particle","particle_id":637380,"object_id":"vocortezov1361737176","particle_type":"image","picture":"http://s3-eu-west-1.amazonaws.com/infogram-particles-700/vocortezov1361737176.jpg"},{"type":"particle","particle_id":637362,"object_id":"vocortezov1361736696","particle_type":"quote","picture":null,"text":"There are very few, if any, proper games available right now, with the majority of them being glorified Flash games.","content_type":"","title":"Sonic10122 - IGN Boards","shrink":null},{"type":"particle","particle_id":637382,"object_id":"vocortezov1361737273","particle_type":"bodytitle","picture":null,"text":"Disc Based Gaming","content_type":"","title":"","shrink":null},{"type":"particle","particle_id":637310,"object_id":"vocortezov1361737410","particle_type":"bodytext","picture":null,"text":"The thought of abolishing a physical format for games is mixed. A positive for having disc based games is that you have a physical copy of the game which you can play without a connection to the internet. A negative would be that if the game disc gets fatally damaged, then the game is lost forever. (1)","content_type":"","title":"","shrink":null},{"type":"particle","particle_id":637386,"object_id":"vocortezov1361738466","particle_type":"image","picture":"http://s3-eu-west-1.amazonaws.com/infogram-particles-700/vocortezov1361738466.jpg"},{"type":"particle","particle_id":637419,"object_id":"vocortezov1361738202","particle_type":"quote","picture":null,"text":" I think the real reason why people don&#39;t like the idea of going fully digital is that they just want to collect boxes.","content_type":"","title":"Rge - ScrewAttack Forums","shrink":null},{"type":"particle","particle_id":637428,"object_id":"vocortezov1361738553","particle_type":"bodytitle","picture":null,"text":"Streaming Games","content_type":"","title":"","shrink":null},{"type":"particle","particle_id":637433,"object_id":"vocortezov1361738640","particle_type":"bodytext","picture":null,"text":"Most gamers appear to be very against the idea of streaming games over the internet and believe that the world is not yet ready to embrace instantly streamed games. This is due to several reasons, the most common of which is poor connections. (4)","content_type":"","title":"","shrink":null},{"type":"particle","particle_id":637463,"object_id":"vocortezov1361739193","particle_type":"image","picture":"http://s3-eu-west-1.amazonaws.com/infogram-particles-700/vocortezov1361739193.jpg"},{"type":"particle","particle_id":637368,"object_id":"vocortezov1361738810","particle_type":"quote","picture":null,"text":"Simply put, we&#39;re decades from enough people having internet connections to make this viable for these companies.","content_type":"","title":"Darkseid - ScrewAttack Forums","shrink":null},{"type":"particle","particle_id":637505,"object_id":"vocortezov1361739771","particle_type":"bodytitle","picture":null,"text":"The used games market and piracy","content_type":"","title":"","shrink":null},{"type":"particle","particle_id":637507,"object_id":"vocortezov1361739801","particle_type":"bodytext","picture":null,"text":"Used games may become a thing of the past, due to piracy. The amount of people pirating games has increased over the last couple of years dramatically. Software companies may resort to having games to be downloaded by a software distributor, putting a large stop to piracy (and a potential increase in profit). However, high street shops make most of their profit from selling used games, so it is likely they will go into administration. (3)","content_type":"","title":"","shrink":null},{"type":"particle","particle_id":637566,"object_id":"vocortezov1361740942","particle_type":"image","picture":"http://s3-eu-west-1.amazonaws.com/infogram-particles-700/vocortezov1361740942.jpg"},{"type":"particle","particle_id":637553,"object_id":"vocortezov1361740626","particle_type":"quote","picture":null,"text":"Places like Gamestop make a majority of their money by selling used games.","content_type":"","title":"YellowSnowDemon - IGN Boards","shrink":null},{"type":"particle","particle_id":637619,"object_id":"vocortezov1361741831","particle_type":"bodytitle","picture":null,"text":"The cost of games in the future","content_type":"","title":"","shrink":null},{"type":"particle","particle_id":637624,"object_id":"vocortezov1361741872","particle_type":"bodytext","picture":null,"text":"The next generation of video games has already begun with retailers such as &#39;Game&#39; charging over £50 for some new Wii U games. The new average for the past 3 years has been approximately £45 here in UK. The majority of gamers believe that game prices are going up. Prices for games will be greatly affected by which countries you buy your games in. (4)","content_type":"","title":"","shrink":null},{"type":"particle","particle_id":637663,"object_id":"vocortezov1361742638","particle_type":"image","picture":"http://s3-eu-west-1.amazonaws.com/infogram-particles-700/vocortezov1361742638.jpg"},{"type":"particle","particle_id":637643,"object_id":"vocortezov1361742266","particle_type":"quote","picture":null,"text":"I think if they raised the price it would only kill sales. I think they will generally stay at $60.","content_type":"","title":"Deadpool-n - GameSpot Forums","shrink":null},{"type":"particle","particle_id":637673,"object_id":"vocortezov1361742729","particle_type":"bodytitle","picture":null,"text":"Sources","content_type":"","title":"","shrink":null},{"type":"particle","particle_id":637632,"object_id":"vocortezov1361742746","particle_type":"bodytext","picture":null,"text":"(1.) Forums.screwattack.com (2013) ScrewAttack Forums • View topic - The future of the gaming industry?. [online] Available at: http://forums.screwattack.com/viewtopic.php?f=8&t=17964 [Accessed: 24 Feb 2013].","content_type":"","title":"","shrink":null},{"type":"particle","particle_id":637730,"object_id":"vocortezov1361743701","particle_type":"bodytext","picture":null,"text":"(2.) IGN Boards (2013) Does anyone really believe mobile and tablets are the future of games?. [online] Available at: http://www.ign.com/boards/threads/does-anyone-really-believe-mobile-and-tablets-are-the-future-of-games.452860800/#post-470089139 [Accessed: 24 Feb 2013].","content_type":"","title":"","shrink":null},{"type":"particle","particle_id":635272,"object_id":"vocortezov1361743729","particle_type":"bodytext","picture":null,"text":"(3.) IGN Boards (2010) I&#39;m annoyed by the thought of a future where you can no longer rent games or buy used games.. [online] Available at: http://www.ign.com/boards/threads/im-annoyed-by-the-thought-of-a-future-where-you-can-no-longer-rent-games-or-buy-used-games.190302976/#post-190303106 [Accessed: 24 Feb 2013].","content_type":"","title":"","shrink":null},{"type":"particle","particle_id":637675,"object_id":"vocortezov1361743740","particle_type":"bodytext","picture":null,"text":"(4.) Uk.gamespot.com (2013) How much do you think next-gen games will cost at retail?, Page 2 - GameSpot.com. [online] Available at: http://uk.gamespot.com/forums/topic/29356263/how-much-do-you-think-next-gen-games-will-cost-at-retail?page=1 [Accessed: 24 Feb 2013].","content_type":"","title":"","shrink":null},{"type":"particle","particle_id":637750,"object_id":"vocortezov1361744249","particle_type":"bodytitle","picture":null,"text":"Image Sources","content_type":"","title":"","shrink":null},{"type":"particle","particle_id":637752,"object_id":"vocortezov1361744266","particle_type":"bodytext","picture":null,"text":"Anandtech.com (2011) OnLive Now Streaming Game Demos on GameSpot. [online] Available at: http://www.anandtech.com/show/4710/onlive-to-stream-game-demos-on-gamespot [Accessed: 24 Feb 2013].","content_type":"","title":"","shrink":null},{"type":"particle","particle_id":637753,"object_id":"vocortezov1361744269","particle_type":"bodytext","picture":null,"text":"Business.trinity-school.org.uk (n.d.) Business Studies - Unit 4. 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