Games on mobiles. Quite the evolution.

When it became clear that the mobile phone was able to have games installed on it, its use changed forever. The handy little device that was used primarily for calls and texting suddenly took on a whole new meaning. This was further advanced by the introduction of the digital age and applications that it could create. With the increased memory and screen size, plus the all important introduction of colour, the whole world of games on a phone took a quantum leap forward.

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Prior to this digital age the phone used a simple monochrome display screen that was able to cope with pretty simple, but still involving games. Naturally Chess made its way into the selection of games pretty early on and this is a very monochrome game anyway and perfect to be reproduced. The other very popular game was Snake. A simple game whereby the snake in question would eat fruit and grow steadily bigger as it ate. The point of the game was to consume as much fruit as possible avoiding your own tail and the edge of the world. The snake’s speed could be altered to help you. The other game to find a home on the phone was Tetris. Like Chess it lent itself well to the format. Another traditional game was that of the ancient African game of mancala.

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As the phone screen came to dominate  and the dial pad was digitised and stopped being analogue, the phone was able to take on more and more gaming ability. Now the games are complex and even versions of older games are radically updated. You can still get Chess and Snake! Getting a phone with these apps could not be easier. Go to a Vodafone Store Near Me via kingcommunications.ie/vodafone-stores-near-me/ to get a phone that has the best digital display to enjoy the games of your choice.