The Apple Watch's Earliest Game Makers Want Five Seconds of Your Time

Imagine a smartphone game made for people with even shorter attention spans

Screenshots from Runeblade, the first Apple Watch game from Everywear Games.

Source: Everywear Games

Many people are eagerly anticipating the arrival of the Apple Watch, but few share Aki Järvilehto's glee at just how annoying it will be. The game designer feels certain that the tiny screen and novel interface will make it a drag to play wrist-based versions of the world’s most popular smartphone apps. “Games like Angry Birds or Clash of Clans aren’t going to be more fun on such a small screen,” he says. “The games are going to have to be built from scratch.”

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