Mobile gaming is making headlines, and the market is poised for strong, continued growth. Industry analysts predict dramatic growth of mobile games as handsets take their place in the broader video game market. This article provides an overview of the market today, evaluates some of the challenges it faces, and explores what the mobile industry is doing to accelerate console-quality games to the handset.

Reprinted in its entirety from ARM IQ Vol. 6, No. 3, 2007