Posts Tagged ‘gaming’

Smartphones – Online Gaming on Smartphones Increases 60%

Monday, April 19th, 2010

Latest reports from a US survey undertaken by ComScore indicate that online gaming on smartphone handsets has increased by up to 60 percent in the last 12 months, while gaming on feature phones declined by a third in the same period.

As feature phones account for an 80% majority of the market, the decline of online gaming on feature handsets is an overall drop in gamers by 13 percent. The study was conducted involving mobile phones subscribers aged 13 and above across the United States.

The ease of accessibility and connectivity to online gaming for smartphones users is underlined with 27.3 percent of smartphone subscribers saying they had downloaded at least one game compared to 5.6 percent of all feature phone users.

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Mobile Phone Accessories – Orange and HMV Agree Gaming Deal

Monday, March 22nd, 2010

An exclusive gaming deal between Orange and HMV is set to be finalised this week as Orange seeks to open the door for its consumers to mobile gaming, music, films and live events that offer a wealth of mobile phone accessories for everyday use.

The majority of HMV’s mobile games, to be powered by Orange, will also be available to other network users on handsets with Java-enabled phones. Consumers will have eventual access to a vast library of over 400 games, with new titles expected to be added week on week.

The kind of games that can be expected from this mobile gaming deal are the likes of Fifa Manager ’10, Call of Duty Modern Warfare 2 and Tetris – with such premium games costing users between £3 and £5.

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