Accel’s Vas Natarajan, who’s joining the Industrial Toys board, said that when there’s “a big platform shift” in gaming, it creates new opportunities to build “big, independent game companies.” In this case, even though the firm has already made big bets on Angry Birds-maker Rovio and Clash of Clans-maker Supercell (among others), Natarajan suggested there’s still room for a tablet-focused developer that’s less focused on casual gamers and more on the “core” gaming audience.
“I wouldn’t say that core gamers have been left on the sidelines,” Natarajan said. “I would say, in some ways, they’ve been a little bit underserved.”
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