Category Archives: Games
Rating: More rumours about the SE Android PlayStation handset
A catch up on the rumours of the PlayStation Android handset which we last mentioned here ‘Sony’s Qriocity music may run on Android‘. The handset’s existence was described over the weekend by the Sunday Times as “either the worst-kept secret in the world of technology or [...]
BuzzCity is an extremely wide-spectrum mobile media company – and amongst its many products is the highly popular gaming service Djuzz. BuzzCity has released stats from the service showing the most popular devices used for gaming worldwide, and showcasing the habits of highly succesful games developers. Continue reading
US barcode powerhouse Scanbuy has released it’s latest batch of stats concerning mobile barcode scans. Amongst other things it showed incredible growth in scans in the US, driven by shopping over the holiday season. However, it also showed that Ireland has popped into the Top 10 countries scanning barcodes on it’s platform for the very first time. I have an idea about what might have caused that.
Rating: we’ll sell 100 million copies of Angry Birds says Rovio
Very interesting remarks made by Ville Heijari, a vp with Finland’s Rovio, makers of the addictive game Angry Birds. Talking to the Sunday Times, Heijari says that his company’s game engage “with people who don’t normally play games at all.” Yet Rovio is planning to do the exact opposite and produce version of Angry Birds which will run on the PS3, Xbox and Wii plus the Mac and PC. All strong games platforms. So the two worlds – dedicated games consoles and smartphones – are already colliding. What’s going to happen next? Console games are going to go smartphone while smartphone games go the other way. Continue reading
The year that saw Android devices come in to their own is quickly drawing to a close. At PapayaMobile we’ve been at the center of Android gaming throughout 2010 and we’d like to share with you our own predictions for what to expect in the coming year ahead. Continue reading
Rating: Get your free copy of Fishing Kings fast
Here at GoMo News we’ve been wondering whether Apple really was going to give away a free app as part of its 12 Days of Xmas iTunes promotion. See our previous story here. Well, on the fourth Day Of Xmas, it has. None other than Fishing Kings [...]
BuzzCity says content localisation and featurephone support are key
Mining the data it compiles from its monthly Djuzz charts, enigmatic content provider – BuzzCity – has concluded that content localisation and featurephone support are going to prove key factors in 2011. Dr. BuzzCity CEO, Dr KF Lai, says that, “Localisation is one of the key elements required to better engage mobile users and it’s likely that this trend will further develop in 2011.” By localisation, Dr Lai doesn’t mean just throwing a couple of local celebrities into the mix. He also believes that support for languages other than English will prove critical. Continue reading
32Red is a major force in on-line gambling. Running since 2002, it is one of the top online casinos in the UK. Having reported a major surge in on-line access over Christmas 2009, 32Red is looking forward to a similar spike this year – but is also anticipating a surge in mobile access.
I was on Dublin’s light rail system last night – on the interior of the carriage, I spotted an ad with an interesting QR Code on it. It looked like it had been carved in stone, and advertised an augmented reality game called Copan. Intrigued, I got out my smartphone to access the website… only to discover it doesn’t bloody work on Android. Continue reading