Green Throttle wants to transform your Android phone into a gaming console
0. phoneArena 07 Nov 2012, 05:52 posted on
Green Throttle Games is yet another company that will try to reveal the full gaming potential of Android devices. In contrast to others, though, its solution seems to be a bit more complete...
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1. sheik (Posts: 249; Member since: 12 Sep 2012)
I would love to have this gaming controller.. after all, whats so interesting in pressing the glass of the phone to control the game?? Great news to hear
2. Darkerm (Posts: 308; Member since: 31 Jan 2012)
will buy it if this console provide other Android feature like apps and more :D
5. rimoz95 (Posts: 6; Member since: 03 Mar 2012)
This is not a console!!! These are just controllers for android smartphones!
7. Darkerm (Posts: 308; Member since: 31 Jan 2012)
I post this comment without reading the Article and watching the video >_<
3. darac (Posts: 2156; Member since: 17 Oct 2011)
THIS should be the future of gaming.
Imagine a Tegra 4 (MUCH more power than current consoles )phone next year.. put in a dock hooked to the TV..
4. bensch (Posts: 7; Member since: 06 Nov 2012)
Seems to be a very interesting idea, however, it will take a while before we can get a proper console experience with games worthy of a console environment. Most phones and tablets on the market right now are able to play demanding titles such as Nova 3, unfortunately there is no way even a new exynos processor paired with an adreno 230 can play games in split-screen mode. Predictions are that cellphone games and hardware will reach current console standards by the beginning of 2014. For now I think that buying Green Throttle will limit the user to a 2D multiplayer experience, which is nonetheless fun :) Otherwise for an intense multiplayer FPS experience the only solution i see is two tv's and two high specced phones playing the same title in co-op mode online. Finally, I think Green Throttle will eventually expand its market to Android TV's, as we are slowly seeing more of those. More and more tv's now come with dual core processors and dedicated GPU's. Of course, it will take a while before Android will appeal to hardcore gamers, but for now it seems as if the casual gamer might be more than satisfied with what Green Throttle has to offer, especially at such an interesting price.
9. exo2u (Posts: 27; Member since: 10 May 2012)
YES!!! - my ouya will s**t on these controllers, haha such a rip.
8. g2a5b0e (Posts: 3722; Member since: 08 Jun 2012)
I realize it's only by a few cents, but I find it rather humorous that it's more expensive to buy the two controller bundle than it is to buy them separately.