122371_largerThis week's episode of The TouchArcade Show is loaded with discussions of the various games of the week and Mike's odd depth of knowledge when it comes to anything to do with Growing Pains. It's really creepy, in a way that's actually creepy and not just in one of those "Oh I'm just joking around" kind of ways. It's a good time, I promise, you might even learn something... About Growing Pains.

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  • metalcasket

    That was...unexpected. Just going about my usual business with the podcast in the background, when I hear Eli say "metalcasket". I literally turned around and said "Yeah...?". Haha, awesome!

    stil nu wraslink tho. :c

  • http://adamsimmersive.com Adams Immersive

    Agree that "not quite ideal for mobile" games are a great part of the mix. For one thing, I don't always want to sit at my desk or fire up my living room projector--I want to game "wherever," and an iPad/iPhone is very comfortable for that. So I'll gladly accept slightly-odd controls and a smaller screen.

    And then there are hard-core desktop genres that I think work better on Touch, even if people have ingrained habits otherwise. VainGlory got me into MOBAs, and I can't imagine trying to play such a game with a mouse. Direct touch seems perfect. Same for RTS, TD and TBS games--I want to touch the units, not some indirect mouse or controller. It's like the difference between trying to get a toy those Krazy Krane things vs. just picking up a toy with your hand!

    I even enjoy FPS games on mobile--and that's my favorite genre on the desktop.

    (Thanks for turning me on to Capitals too.)