From Multiplayer Avian Apps to Revived Retro Handhelds

By: Alyson Wyers - Sep 26, 2014
In an era where instant gratification reigns supreme, being able to distract yourself with media on the go, including portable games, is becoming essential to survival. Whether you refuse to be alone with your thoughts, are a serious gamer or are a parent looking to keep your kids busy while traveling (for example), portable video games will come in handy.

These video games on the go take a variety of formats. Some are gaming apps compatible with tablets or smartphones, such as comic book based games or shark attack apps. Others make playing games on movable devices more fun or easier to manage, like gamer-friendly phone sleeves and DIY portable gaming kits. On the other hand, some companies are throwing it back to old school Game Boy-type gadgets including modernized vintage consoles.