Android Joins iOS To Lead Nintendo In Handheld Sales


The convenience on Handheld gaming on a mobile phone or tablet is undoubtedly more accessible than carrying your 3DS around with you.  So, it is no surprise that Apple and Android iOS’s are surpassing Nintendo’s handheld sales figures.  With the advances in mobile devices, the games are much more advanced than Angry Birds and Fruit Ninja, both of which are great games.  However, will they truly overcome the appeal of a dedicated handheld console?

What are your thoughts on Android surpassing 3DS in sales figures (think games not units sold) and should they even be compared?

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