In Video Game Trends Part 1, I discussed the ongoing decline of GameStop and the rise of free-to-play (F2P) console games. Part 2 will discuss two more ways that the market will shape gaming as we settle into the new console generation.
The new console generation is here, so what video game trends can we expect to see from gaming in 2014, its first full year? The trends I’m watching this year are all, at their core, driven by how new consoles are reshaping the gaming market.
            Partway through XCOM: Enemy Within (the expanded version of XCOM: Enemy Unknown), I realized that its video game story would never work in a movie.  It wasn’t that the premise wouldn’t work – alien invasions are hardly confined to video games—it was the way the story was being told. There was absolutely no attention being paid to characters’ personal lives.
Every few months or so I see another article about how console gaming is at death’s door. I don’t buy it. Most of my gaming happens on consoles, and I expect to keep it that way for the foreseeable future. Here’s why.
The release of Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas for iOS and Android last month got me thinking about the increasing number of old PC and console games being ported to mobile platforms. Not all mobile ports of PC and consoles games are good, but with so many here already and more coming all the time, there’s an astounding amount of quality gaming experiences ready to download to your phone or tablet.

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