Provided by: Science & Engineering Research Support soCiety (SERSC)
Date Added: Jun 2015
Along with the growth of the mobile game market, various and significant changes are taking place in terms of the game development environment, open policy and genre. As one such change, "Mobile-linked online games," i.e., mobile games linked with online PC games, have appeared. The term linkage indicates that games, which were once independent of each other, have become connected through the linking of game data across mobile, console, PC and Web platforms; this goes beyond the concept of a cross-platform, in which the same games are simply built on different platforms.