While I knew that conversational style games would be popular on the voice AI platform, I always felt like this was a little one dimensional (which it was). I also felt like only a segment of of the populous would be interested in such things (which they have).
However, with the Amazon Echo Show coming out next month it I can visibly see in my mind how the addition of a screen would not only completely complement voice games, it would take them to the next level. I can imagine a DnD game board and then using voice to navigate, or even playing something like Monopoly now using Alexa.
I think this is the “next big thing” and I call it the “Real Time Experience”. I write about it here, let me know your thoughts: