Category Archives: Games
Independent mobile store Handango has issued an interesting metrics release. The content and app seller is reporting that both Blackberry and mobile games have been doing great business in the first half of 2009. Mobile games accounted for 25% of all apps sold in during H1, while for the first time Blackberry has become the dominant platform on the Handango buyers list. Continue reading
I really can’t resist this story. A new mobile game that offers a look inside the “universe” of Paris Hilton is being launched in India. The game is the first mobile game to carry her branding, and has been available from Gameloft for some time now. But the new deal with India’s Reliance Mobile will see it hit India for the first time – and the reaction hasn’t been astounding. Continue reading
WIN plc and Digital Chocolate have announced a deal for mobile gaming. Digital Chocolates main business is in developing mobile games, and it will be providing the content for WIN to distribute. The method of distribution will be through shortcodes published in puzzle magazines. Readers will be to download the games during July and August simply by texting the shortcode number. Continue reading
Microsoft has been putting some thought into the future of its mobile gaming efforts. Amongst the many possibilities being considered are an Xbox handheld, and a new mobile device (Zune rumors abound). But a recent interview with Shane Kim, corporate VP for Microsoft Game Studios, show that its major interest lies in mobile devices and the Windows Mobile OS. Continue reading
Directly after yesterdays Nissan announcement EA Mobile and Unilever are teaming up to push both mobile advertising and mobile gaming. EA has provided Unilever with a selection of mobile games that it can give away for free with Pot Noodles. Hmmmm… I actually want some Pot Noodles now.
EA Mobile, the mobile division of Electronic Arts, has announced a new series of mobile games. Hitting Hollywood for the most popular fantasy and sci-fi movies, it will be launching games based on Harry Potter, G.I. JOE, Star Trek and Wolverine. The most interesting thing I found about this is that the titles are mostly for features phones. Continue reading