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Hamburg, Germany, 18 December 2008– Snowboard Hero™, the first in-house sports title from FISHLABS, has already earned numerous top awards from leading online magazines. Now, the sport game from the Hamburg-based developer and publisher of high-quality 3D mobile games has also won over Sony Ericsson and has been nominated for the Sony Ericsson Content Awards, the winners of which will be announced online on 5 February 2009.
Along with the Pocketgamer Gold Award and the Mobilegame FAQS Gold Award, Snowboard Hero™ has also earned top marks from Airgamer (90 %) and Midlet Review (5/5). The game has won over the leading online mobile games magazines with a successful mix of outstanding 3D production, fast-paced and yet versatile game play, extensive content, and intuitive controls.
‘With our latest title, Snowboard Hero™, FISHLABS once again proves that we are one of the finest studios for 3D mobile games,’ says Michael Schade, CEO of FISHLABS Entertainment GmbH.‘We are very proud of every one of our awards and will port this very promising title to more mobile platforms in the coming season.’
FISHLABS is one of the leading developers and publishers of high quality mobile 3D games. Founded in 2004, FISHLABS is responsible for the development of more than 18 high-end mobile games and employs a team of 30 people at the company's headquarters in Hamburg, Germany.
FISHLABS' portfolio of mobile games includes numerous award-winning original IPs, such as Galaxy on Fire™, DEEP™, Blades&Magic™, Rally Master Pro™ or Snowboard Hero™ as well as AAA brands for well-known business partners, such as V-Rally® 3D for Glu, Star Wars™– Imperial Ace 3D for THQ or Tony Hawk’s Downhill Jam™ for Infospace (Activison license) and most recently Gladiator™.
Thanks to the high-performance, platform-independent games engine ABYSS® which supports about 300 different Java™ and BREW™ devices and the iPhone™, FISHLABS’ titles are able to offer a quality never before attained in the sphere of mobile gaming. FISHLABS 3D mobile games are distributed worldwide over more than 160 well known network providers such as T-Mobile, Vodafone, O2, Orange, 3, Telefonica, Cingular, Sprint and Verizon as well as directly over www.fishlabs.net and www.fishlabs.mobi.
Just lately the company started to offer the mobile phone game community myFISHLABS, where users can benefit from features such as price advantages, easier payment, additional features, credit kick-backs, upgrades, and the exchange of information about their favourite mobile games with other community members.
For more information visit www.fishlabs.net.
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