Lifeline Is the Best Mobile Game I’ve Played and All I Did Was Read

T81yZ3ICI’ve been a gamer for 90% of my 33 years on this earth.  I kind of hate to say it, but I am a “hardcore” gamer.  I hate to say it, because I don’t really think gamers need to be split into groups.  That said, my gaming history has left me not all that interested in the mobile phone/tablet space other than for some mindless games to pass a few minutes here and there.  Self-identifying as a hardcore gamer has not left me a snob, however.  I understand and appreciate the casual space that mobile has monopolized and I think it’s great that there are games for everyone, but I just never saw myself truly loving a game or a game’s story on mobile.  When I’ve been able to play things like The Last of Us, Journey and Enslaved on my various PlayStation consoles, I never felt like a mobile game would rope me in and make me want to finish it.

Then I had a few days with Lifeline. Continue reading