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Graphics: How Mobile Games Are Taking Over Tokyo Game Show [Social Games]


If you need yet another piece of evidence that the gaming industry is in the midst of a mobile revolution, take a look at the charts below.

This first one, created by Rick Martin from tech blog Tech In Asia, shows the distribution of mobile versus console games during the Tokyo Game Show 2012 (which ended yesterday):

In terms of quantity, it looks like console games have become the long tail of the Tokyo Game Show – and this is not a minor event but Asia’s biggest game exhibition.

Japanese tech blog Tech Wave has posted this chart which shows how mobile and social games from Japan have taken over the show between 2010 and 2012 in terms of exhibition space:

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