Tag Archives: mobile

Glu president and CEO quits

Mobile games firm Glu has been dealt a blow with the news that president and CEO Greg Ballard has resigned, though the exec will remain at his post until a successor can be appointed.
 After six years, I have decided the timing is right to look for a new challenge,” …

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AT&T reveals $1m+ gaming roadmap

Best known to gamers as being the sole carrier of Apple’s iPhone in North America, AT&T has revealed a number of ambitious gaming initiatives designed to propel it to the forefront of the games sector. The bigger picture is for AT&T to create a unified and tethered gaming experience that …

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Perry: PSPgo mobile phone is the next logical step

Shiny founder David Perry believes that the next logical evolution of the PSPgo is to include Sony Ericsson’s mobile phone service for the device. Perry – who proclaimed the potential of a PSPgo-like device as far back as 2007 – offers his view as part of Develop’s panel discussion on …

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Hannah Montana takes mobile gaming to retail

Disney is supporting retail with gift cards that will allow mobile users to download Hannah Montana content to their phones. The first of the gift cards is available at 600 Sainsbury’s stores across the UK, priced at 5.99. Customers who purchase the Hannah Montana cards will be able to go …

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New Sony Ericsson offers PS3 Remote Play

Sony Ericsson has lifted the lid on its new Aino device – a mobile phone that can play PS3 titles on the move via Remote Play. To date Remote Play has only been available to PSP owners allowing the playing of both PS3, PSN and PSOne titles on the move …

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Is this the end for Nokia N-Gage?

Nokia’s previous claims that its N-Gage game platform would not be merged with its growing Ovi app store have been cast into doubt following the announcement of new plans to ‘create a better user experience in the Nokia ecosystem’. As part of the announced changes, all mobile games will now …

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Neil Young: The iPhone changed everything

iPhone games publisher Ngmoco head Neil Young today opened GDC with a rousing keynote heralding the big changes Apple’s touchscreen device has brought to the games market for developers and publishers. Young also revealed that Ngmoco will later this year make its back-end platform for iPhone games – which incorporates …

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