Tag Archives: Mobile Games

Mobile Game Outlook

More reports… From the press release: “According to a new report from DFC Intelligence, worldwide revenue from the portable game systems from Nintendo and Sony is expected to exceed $10 billion in 2007. The market is being led by the Nintendo DS, the hottest selling system of 2006. “The DS has the potential to be […]

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CTIA: Josh Weinrobe, TBS

MocoNews talks with John Weinrobe before CTIA. From the post: “I had a pre-CTIA chat with Josh Weinrobe, business development manager at Turner Broadcasting Systems (A Time Warner company) about the broadcasters move into mobile. Well, mobile is part of the overall push into new media. “Mobile is now part of our competitive space,” said […]

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Top Mobile Games

M:Metrics new numbers are out: (via MocoNews) Top Ten US Mobile Games 1)Tetris — EA Mobile — 7.9% 2)Bejeweled — EA Mobile — 5.9% 3)World Poker Tour – Texas Hold ‘Em — Hands-On Mobile — 3.6% 4)Frogger — Konami — 2.7% 5)Texas Hold ‘Em by Phil Hellmuth — Oasys Mobile, Inc. — 2.3% 6)Ms. PAC-MAN […]

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MEM: EA VP Javier Ferreira

From MocoNews, EA’s Javier Ferreira discusses EA’s new strategy for mobile games. From MocoNews: “To this end EA will be investing “millions” to integrate mobile in its marketing message. The company will also refocus on its local level publishing presence to tap into ideas and identify what’s hot in individual markets and regions. That’s EA’s […]

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Marketers Not Ready for Social Networks and Video Games

Not a surprising situation for marketers to be wary of emerging media. Forrester shows us the numbers. From AdWeek: “While professing interest in new Web channels like social networks and video games, most marketers have no plans to use the venues in the next year. Forrester Research, in a survey of 253 interactive marketers, found […]

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EA’s Mitch Lasky

The street has an interview with Mitch Lasky of EA Mobile. From the interview: “What have you found out about which games work on mobile phones? Casual games, broadly distributed. It’s as simple as that. It’s a mass market, so it’s not gamers. And I think that’s a mistake that a lot of people have […]

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Telephia Mobile Game Report

A new report (PDF) on mobile games sales is out from Telephia. From TMCnet: “Mobile game sales continue to show strong performance during the first quarter of 2006, with wireless consumers buying more than 8.2 million games on their phones in March, up 53 percent from 5.4 million in January 2006 (see Table 1). The […]

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Greystripe’s AdWRAP

Greystripe annouces its AdWRAP as the first in-game mobile advertising platform. From the press release: “AdWRAP delivers a turnkey advertising network that blends the advantages of mobile marketing, viral promotion and advergaming. Greystripe employs patent-pending technology that provides a platform for advertisers to target opt-in consumers anywhere anytime. In return, mobile users get to download […]

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Unwired: Adult PSP with Ads

Its kind of a fact of the internet that often porn leads the way. From AVN Online: “Although not graphically on par with the games Sony licenses for the platform, UnWired’s games are nonetheless intriguing. What’s more interesting is that the games will allow for adult companies to place their brands within the games’ storylines. […]

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Helio’s Got Mad Game

Following a press release (PDF) from Helio, MocoNews has some highlights. From MocoNews: “There’s some interesting features based on SK Telecom technology: “The ability to “gift,” or purchase and share favorite games with another Helio member, or “beg” another Helio member to purchase a favorite game for you”. There’s also a rental option to test […]

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