Giebelstadt, 21st of January 2008
MobileGamesDb.com has released the annual statistic for mobile games 2008 today. In the course of this the best publishers for mobile games were also announced: Handy Games™ came to the sixth place in the annual chart for 2008.
The statistic is based on reviews from independent games websites such as ProjectNext, PocketGamer, AirGamer, Midlet-Review, MobilGamer, PiratesXXL, WGWorld, MovilGamers, FonePlay, and MobileGameFaqs. MobileGamesDb.com evaluates all game reviews published there and so draws up the ranking.
With the position in the TOP10, HandyGames™ confirms the company's development of the whole last year. During 2008 all games could achieve constantly high ratings. "The significance of this rating is all the more important knowing that HandyGames™ was releasing over 20 titles in the past year. These include a lot of innovative and experimental formats like Bridge Bloxx or Dynamite Fishing", said HandyGames™ CEO Markus Kassulke.
Jan Rezab, Founder of MobileGamesDb.com, also commented the HandyGames™ rank:„HandyGames™ has always been one of the best independent publishers on the mobile games market, we are happy they made it to the TOP10 and congratulate them.“
Furthermore, Christopher Kassulke, HandyGames™ CEO, sees a confirmation of the high potential HandyGames™ has in the mobile market: "This sixth place records not only our company's effort in the past year. The difference of just 0.4 percent to the fifth placed company shows how close all market participants are at the top. Our whole team will take this as an incentive to create even better and more innovative mobile games in 2009 and so to launch an offensive on the TOP5."
HandyGames™ is one of the leading independent developers and publishers of mobile games. The company has offices in Giebelstadt, Germany and in Bucharest, Romania and has its very own international distribution network. The company was founded in 2000 by Markus Kassulke, Christopher Kassulke and Udo Bausewein, has more than 35 employees and plans to expand further.
The huge and diverse variety of products, which all excel by high quality, consists of downloadable and pre-installed games, as well as applications and games for the mobile Internet. HandyGames™ has developed top sellers such as Gothic 3– The Beginning, Panzer Tactics, My Model Train, the Townsmen series, Dynamite Fishing and Bridge Bloxx. The company’s long time success is reflected in close co-operations with producers of mobile phones and network operators, as well as in the many international awards it has won.
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