The big news in the mobile gaming world this week surrounds rumours that Apple might be interested in creating a Netflix-for-gaming style subscription service on the App Store. It's certainly an interesting idea, and if there's any store that's position to deliver on such a scheme, it feels like it could be the App Store.
There have been plenty of attempts to make streaming games more mainstream - most of the major consoles have some form of streaming option, and then there was OnLive, and the other services that have tried to capitalise on the desire for speedily delivered digital entertainment.
But mobile gaming feels like it's already dealt with a lot of the problems that are inherent in game streaming services. Smaller games, with smaller resource requirements, mean that delivering the action we all crave without the lag we all fear could actually be a reality using Apple's tech.
There's more to the idea though. Imagine you've got an Apple TV, and can use the streaming service to play high quality games on it. Couple the iPhone or iPad you've got up as a controller, and we're getting close to the one-device solution that so many of us think is the way that technology should be heading.
Another thing that a service like this is going to need is the backing of gaming companies. That'…