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N-Gage (2003)

Before app stores and smartphones came to fruition, Nokia ushered in the first real mobile gaming handheld. A handheld capable of answering calls and playing titles seemed revolutionary near the early millennium, so why was it labeled an utter failure? Let’s see. There’s the confusing button layout, weak ports, and its $300 price tag. Even though the N-Gage delivered impressive graphics and multiplayer support on a cellular device, it was hard pushing units when Nintendo sold the Game Boy Advance for just a Benjamin. You do the math.

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