Gaming Goes Mobile: Issues and Implications

August 24th, 2005 by Arjan Olsder Posted in Research & Stats | No Comments »

Mark Finn has writen quite an intresting paper on the mobile gaming market and trends. The paper aims to investigate the industrial and social implications of mobile gaming, by bringing together some of the current research on both mobile communications and computer games.

Beginning with a broad overview of the major stakeholders in the market, the paper examines how mobile gaming functions as a vehicle for convergence, bringing together previously disparate industries around a common form of content. It also examines the regulatory complexities that arise when gaming becomes mobile, and in particular how the rise of technologies like location-based services might impact on issues such as privacy. You can download the paper here …

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