Picture this: your favorite Facebook game is now available on your phone. Amazing! You rush to the app store to download the game, wait patiently for it to install, all the while imagining just how great it will be to be able to pop into the game while you’re on the go, harvesting crops or collecting rent. Problem is, you quickly learn that the two versions of the game don’t speak to one another. If you want to play on the go, you’ll need to start again from the beginning. Read more »
This happened to me twice over the past few weeks, and both times it made me anxious for the time when games will truly be cross-platform.