Karlskrona, 23rd October 2007– GlobalFun, a wireless entertainment Publishing and Development company, and Ord&Music Production, a production company for WEB and PC games, have teamed up to deliver the“Word On Word” experience on mobile.
GlobalFun has developed the mobile version of the existing WEB based game and will also exclusively handle the distribution on a world wide basis.
Word On Word, WOW in short, is a quick rewarding casual game where language skills are being used and improved. The goal of the game is to make as many and as long words as possible using the letters that are dropping down on your game-board. Up to 18 000 words can be made depending on language and with the use of jokers.
The letters used and in what order they drop down on the game board is called a Series. WOW supports 10 000 series for each language. Thanks to this clever series system, users can play the exact same Series either on web or mobile enabling true cross-platform competitions and usage. Highscores can be saved locally as well as on a global on-line highscore lists.
WOW on the WEB is currently available on some of the largest newspaper portals in Scandinavia as well as on the Swedish public service radio (SR) WEB sites. Expansion to other markets is ongoing.
The mobile version of WOW supports 9 languages and release is scheduled during November 2007.
“The WEB version of WOW has been a success story for us in our local market with over 2 000 000 games played. We now look forward to see GlobalFun taking this fantastic game concept to the mobile space on a global basis.” Commented Fred Håkanson, CEO of Ord&Musik.
“WOW has proven itself on the WEB where launched and we strongly believe that the game concept will do great on the mobile. I really like the fact that the same great end-user experience can be transferred directly from the on-line game to the mobile platform.” Said Marcus Johansson, CEO of GlobalFun AB.
GlobalFun is a leading wireless entertainment developer and publisher. GlobalFun brings state of the art, high quality wireless games to end-users worldwide by being a preferred supplier to wireless carriers, hand-set manufacturers and e-tailers. Sony Ericsson, AT&T, Ericsson, T-Mobile, Nextel/Boost, Sprint, Verizon Wireless, TeliaSonera, Ubbi, Vodafone, Jamba, Proximus, Mobistar, Aspiro (inpoc.se and more), Rogers/Fido, Telefonica Moviles, Claro, Personal, China Mobile and many more are all part of GlobalFun’s global distribution network. GlobalFun is headquartered in Sweden with local offices in North America, South America and Europe. For updated information on GlobalFun, our products and customers, please visit www.globalfun.com
For more information about GlobalFun please contact: Marcus Johansson, CEO, +46 455 61 50 39, email@example.com
About Ord&Music Produktion
Ord&Musik Produktion is a Swedish company dealing primarily with production and sales of WEB and PC based entertainment products. Word On Word, it’s flagship product, has seen solid uptake in the Scandinavian markets for both PC and WEB based platforms. It’s customers include amongst others Bulls Press, The Bonnier group and Swedish Radio.
For more information about Ord&Musik Produktion please contact: Fred Håkanson, CEO, firstname.lastname@example.org