Yours truly was invited to speak on the state of Android-based gaming on the Android Buffet podcast. The conversation covered the rise of free-to-play games, the effects on the gaming market as a whole, and what to look for in 2013. The show also covered a wide array of Android news. If you’re just looking for the gaming segment, you can skip to around 37-minutes or so.
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