Black Shark 2 – First impressions of a hardcore gaming phone

The idea of a gaming phone is so simple, and so obvious. Mobile phones have been used for gaming since awful black and green panels and Snake, so it’s not shock to see phone manufacturers get truly serious about gaming on the go, and that is what the Black Shark 2 feels like. A truly serious gaming phone.

That’s not to say that it hasn’t already been attempted. Going back as far as the N-Gage and the Sony Ericsson XPERIA Play, manufacturers have done their best to try and cater to the gaming market, and with mobile games coming closer to resembling their console counterparts – and making loads of money while they’re at it – companies like Razer and now Black Shark are more than happy to try and get a piece of the pie. … [MORE]