martes, noviembre 30, 2004

Funmobile releases "X'mas Pinball Fever"
"Funmobile releases 'X'mas Pinball Fever'. X'mas Pinball Fever goes with the crowd of the festive boom by inviting you a seat before the Pinball Slot Machine. "
Funmobile releases "X'mas Pinball Fever"
"Funmobile releases 'X'mas Pinball Fever'. X'mas Pinball Fever goes with the crowd of the festive boom by inviting you a seat before the Pinball Slot Machine. "
Orange Pixel releases 'SmashDizzy'
"Orange Pixel (, a new developer of mobile gaming solutions, releases its first game: SmashDizzy. A fast paced action platform game featuring detailed and colorfull cartoony graphics. The game takes advantage of MIDP2.0 standard for a bigger and smoother experience. It also contains two game modes, where you will be running and jumping the first levels, you will be going for a swim in the next."
Impressionware has today announced that it has won the “Best Gameplay Award” at the Mobile Fun Forum for “Metal Racers: Quad Bikes”
"Impressionware srl, the Italian wireless games developer, has announced today that it took part in the Mobile Fun Forum Competition in Milan last week and came away with the 'Best Gameplay Award' for its latest game, 'Metal Racers: Quad Bikes'. "
Electronic News - Technology Licensing Propels Mobile Gaming - 11/30/2004 - Electronic News - CA483958: "While the video gaming console segment is slowing, a number of vendors in the mobile gaming segment are making efforts to allow console-quality 3D games on wireless devices."

lunes, noviembre 29, 2004

Sharp and Sony Ericsson announce co-development for 3G mobile phones based on Symbian OS
"29 November 2004 Osaka and Tokyo, JAPAN - Sharp Corporation and Sony Ericsson Mobile Communications Japan (SEMCJ) today jointly announced an agreement to co-develop the base software and to share selected hardware for 3G FOMA (Freedom of Multimedia Access) mobile phones for NTT DoCoMo, Inc."
Mobile Scope releases 'AllTime Racing 2005'
"Wireless entertainment publisher Mobile Scope today announced the release of its latest addition to its successful AllTime series: AllTime Racing 2005."
Cartoon Network cuts deal with Zed
"MONDAY 22 NOVEMBER 2004, LONDON: Cartoon Network announces the launch of its mobile services featuring Tom and Jerry, The Flintstones, The Powerpuff Girls and a whole host of its other world famous characters in a new deal with Zed in the UK."
Microforum International releases 'Christmas Trouble'
"Microforum International, a leading North American publisher and developer of interactive entertainment software for mobile devices, announced the release of 'Christmas Trouble'."
ARM, Superscape and Sinjisoft Collaborate to Enable Mobile Phones With 3D Technology
"CAMBRIDGE, England, HOOK, England and SEOUL, South Korea, Nov. 29 -- ARM (Nasdaq: ARMHY - News; LSE: ARM - News), Superscape Group plc (LSE: SPS - News) and Sinjisoft (Kosdaq: SINJISOFT Corporation) today announced that the three companies are collaborating to deliver console quality 3D applications to wireless devices. Sinjisoft has licensed the Swerve Client technology, which was jointly developed by ARM and Superscape, for use in their GNEX software solution. The Swerve Client technology will provide Sijisoft's GNEX solution with a 3D graphics engine, enabling 3D gameplay on mobile phones in Korea. "

domingo, noviembre 28, 2004

Qplaze releases "Real Billiards"
"Billiards is an excellent way to have a good time with your friends. Real Billards features fifteen different game modes, each of them is described in the Help Section in full detail. You can play not only with your virtual opponent but
also with your friends, shooting balls in turns. Also, true billiards fans will be able to participate in tournaments."

jueves, noviembre 25, 2004

The big crash of 1984 - is mobile gaming in danger too?
"Exactly 20 years after the big crash in the video gaming scene in 1983/84 some insiders of the mobile games sector recognize first parallel indications of problems arising on this very young and growing market."
Game based on Hit TV Show comes to Mobile Phone Handsets
"A selection of The X Factor mobile phone games based around classic puzzle and arcade games are simple and immediately playable and can be downloaded to most java-enabled mobile phone handsets. Players must complete pictures of the acts remaining in the show's climactic finale by rearranging jumbled tiles which make up a picture of each remaining contestant. All of the artists ? Tabby, Cassie, Steve, Roweta and G4 - the only remaining band - are all featured."
Gameloft announces 'Prince of Persia: Warrior Within'
"After the success of Prince of Persia?: Harem Adventures and Prince of Persia?: The Sands of Time, Gameloft presents the third episode in this fabulous sage - Prince of Persia: Warrior Within? - for your mobile phone."
JAMDAT and Codemasters bring Console Games to Mobile Phones in Europe
"Global wireless entertainment publisher JAMDAT Mobile Inc. (NASDAQ: JMDT) announced today an agreement with Codemasters, a European developer and publisher of video games, to bring the console titles 'TOCA Race Driver,' 'Club Soccer' and 'LMA Manager' to mobile phones. European consumers will be able to play these popular console games - wherever they are, whenever they like, right on their handsets."
GigaSlot Wireless Gaming Platform
"GigaSlot games are also available for current low- and mid-class phones supporting Java in its early MIDP1.0 or newer MIDP2.0 releases, which are equipped with a basic color display having a minimum size of at least 101x80 pixels."
Wireless: Sorrent Goes Casual
"Not everybody wants to play Splinter Cell. And Sorrent has a plan to win those everybodies.
Sorrent made a name for itself in the mobile arena with its sport titles. However, as that genre is now getting crowded -- especially with the arrival of Electronic Arts -- Sorrent is seeking to stake its claim in additional areas"
SVG goes mobile on Sony Ericsson phones
"In 2001, the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) approved Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG) as its standard for XML (eXtensible Mark-up Language) vector graphics on the web. Because it's based on XML and is an open standard, SVG has become a component of many industry initiatives and Enterprise solutions. As large parts of SVG are modeled after HTML, web developers find SVG to be the perfect complement to HTML. HTML and SVG are used side-by-side in web applications, with HTML as the language for text-oriented applications and SVG as the language for graphics-oriented applications. "
Channel 4's interactive arm launches mobile games
"LONDON - Channel 4's interactive arm, 4Interactive is launching a mobile games format for the first time.
The broadcaster has partnered with digital media company Buongiorno, to provide visitors to its website with downloadable Java games. Buongiorno is providing licensed content from its catalogue of brands which includes 'Superman 2', 'South Park' cartoon characters and Grand Prix sports news. "
China's brand names prepare to go global
"The anonymous 'Made in China' label is fast giving way to a new generation of distinctively designed, manufactured and marketed 'Made by China' brands that are on the verge of exploding into global markets -- including the United States. "

miércoles, noviembre 24, 2004

Cartoon Network launches a bunch of its mobile games at zed
"Cartoon Network announces the launch of its mobile services featuring Tom and Jerry, The Flintstones, The Powerpuff Girls and a whole host of its other world famous characters in a new deal with Zed in the UK."
IECOM brings NICI on mobile phones
"The success of the cute NICI plush characters who inspire millions of fans world-wide for more than 18 years, is going to continue on the mobile entertainment sector in the future. The german developer IECOM has made an exclusive co-operation agreement with the NICI AG and will take over the development and the publishing of mobile games and wallpapers with NICI characters."
Wireless Innovation Contest
"November 22, 2004 - Think you can make a better mobile game than the yahoos currently populating your carrier's game deck? The Wireless Innovation Contest could be your game to prove yourself as a wireless gaming genius. Contec Innovations is allowing entrants access to a developer site, complete with the dev tools to put together a game."
'Play for Real' mobile phone games add spice to 'old favourites'
"Mobile entertainment operator, Million-2-1 is extending its portfolio of games by offering a suite of fixed odds, java-based gambling games for mobile phones."
JAMDAT Ships European, Japanese Wireless Games
"Los Angeles-based wireless game publisher JAMDAT Mobile has announced a new set of titles in Europe, and has separately announced its first foray into the Japanese wireless market. "
Mobile games hit next level in India
"India's booming wireless-game market will continue to expand, generating annual revenue of $336 million by 2009, according to new data released this week. "

lunes, noviembre 22, 2004

Cartoon Network and DStv launch groundbreaking Mobile Service in Africa
"For the first time ever, Cartoon Network Mobile services featuring Tom and Jerry, The Flintstones, The Powerpuff Girls and a whole host of its other world famous characters, are available in Africa via DStv in South Africa."
SpongeBob Squarepants: The Movie
"Which, of course, is the essence of his charm and the reason why millions of kids (of all ages) tune into the popular Nickelodeon cartoon every day and this week's feature film is likely to score enormous bank. THQ has enjoyed a very healthy and profitable relationship with Nick for years, and this arrangement continues into the wireless space with the latest SpongeBob-licensed cell game, based on the new movie."
Digital Bridges launches 2 Fast 2 Furious mobile title
"Mobile game publisher and developer Digital Bridges has announced a sequel to one of its most popular titles, with movie-based racing game 2 Fast 2 Furious launching across wireless networks worldwide."

sábado, noviembre 20, 2004

CTIA Wireless IT and Entertainment 2004 - Event in Review
"Mobile gaming may become the bright-eyed, ambitious, new face of multiplayer online entertainment. Bold statement? And, a pretty good case was made for it when MPOGD took in the CTIA Wireless IT and Entertainment 2004 (WIE2K4) event on display at the enormous, glassy Moscone Center in San Francisco October 25-27, 2004."
Digital Bridges poised for further Growth as it closes 3rd Round of Funding
"Digital Bridges, a world leader in the creation and distribution of mobile entertainment solutions, announced the conclusion of a third round of funding from its existing investors, funds advised by Apax Partners and Argo Global Capital, two of the most active investors in the wireless internet space. The round totals $18 million and will accelerate the company?s expansion into the rapidly growing North American and Asian mobile games markets."

viernes, noviembre 19, 2004

Linux-based Software Platform for 3G Phones
"ASIA : NEC Corporation and Panasonic Mobile announced that they have developed a Linux-based software platform for third-generation (3G) mobile phones. The platform is an achievement of their joint development efforts since their alliance was formed in August 2001. The two companies have been collaborating in developing software platform and application software for 3G mobile phone handsets."
Mobvision Launch Arabian Night Mobile Casino - Their First Full Suite Of Mobile Gambling Games: "Amidst a flurry of activity from the press regarding casinos in the UK, MobVision today launch Arabian Nights Mobile Casino.

The beauty of Arabian Nights is that not only are the games incredible fun, but also advanced age and ID verification systems are deployed to stop underage play and fraud. Combine this with the age verification methods employed from the Networks, MobVision are confident that their games will be used only by adults, for fun gaming."

jueves, noviembre 18, 2004

Hello Kitty Jump Rope
"November 17, 2004 - Sanrio's cash cat Hello Kitty is celebrating her 30th birthday this year and THQ Wireless is joining in the festivities by rolling out a suite of HK-themed games. The next game set for release is Hello Kitty Jump Rope, an action-packed epic game where you assume the role of a feline hellbent on mastering the esoteric skills of double-dutch."

miércoles, noviembre 17, 2004

Mobile Application Developers Embrace Handango e-Commerce Solution
"HURST, Texas, Nov. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Handango, the leading provider of mobile downloads, today announced a slew of new licensees for its mobile e-commerce solution, the Handango Commerce Engine. The licensees include phone application superstars such as Sorrent and Simeda; content leaders such as Fodor's; leading game publishers such as Namco America Inc., makers of PAC-MAN, Ms. PAC-MAN and Galaxian; and handheld stalwarts such as DDH Software and Chapura. In total, more than 50 mobile content developers have begun using the Handango Commerce Engine this year, bringing the total number of licensees to over 300."
Digital Bridges to Launch Sports Illustrated Mobile Games in North America
"NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 17, 2004--Digital Bridges, a world leader in the creation and distribution of mobile entertainment solutions, and SI Wireless today announced an agreement to bring Sports Illustrated(TM), one of the world's most recognized media and sports entertainment brands, to mobile phone gaming in North America. "
Varatouch Releases Miniature Joystick Reference Design Kits For Handheld Products
"EL DORADO HILLS, Calif. -- Nov. 17, 2004 -- Varatouch, the leading designer of innovative input devices for consumer electronics products, today announces the availability of a reference design kit for rapid development of analog joysticks for handheld devices. This design kit is based off of Varatouch's patented Vsense technology that enables the lowest cost, fully functional, small profile joysticks. The designs are ideal for cellular phones, PDA's, electronic games, laptops, GPS devices and other multimedia applications. Full analog control of a joystick allows for almost infinite positioning capability and superior proportional control on any small handheld display. "

martes, noviembre 16, 2004

Iomo quick chat and Pub Fight preview
"Recruting new people, moving to new office - Mobile Game Developer grabbed a quick chat with Iomo's John Chasey, and managed to get a hand on a few screenshots from the beta of Pub Fight - Iomo's upcoming game. "
Synergenix Interactive AB teams up with Hong Kong CSL to deliver advanced 3D games to end-users
"STOCKHOLM, Sweden ? November, 16th, 2004 ? Synergenix Interactive AB, a leading mobile games publisher and providers of the mophun? gaming solution today announced an agreement with CSL, the leading mobile operator in Hong Kong."
IGN Holiday Buyer's Guide - 2004
"'Tis the season, and what better gift to get (or give!) a gamer than a cellphone that doubles as a game machine? This way, not only can you shatter your friend's score at football, but also you can then call them to gloat. The handset market is incredibly crowded this holiday season -- every carrier offering some slick top-end models with features like 3D graphics, video recorders, and extra-long battery life. Picking the right handset to give (or request) isn't easy, but if you're either a mobile gamer or a gadget junkie, these three handsets are excellent choices."
Soapbox: Has Mobile Game Innovation Ended Already?
"I got interested in mobile games five years ago, when cell phones capable of supporting games first started to appear. The technology was then primitive, but would clearly improve over time, and I was dissatisfied with the increasing difficulty of getting any kind of innovative game published in the conventional games industry. The conventional industry's conservatism is understandable; as budgets continue to rise, publishers are less and less willing to take risks, and therefore go with the tried and true. "

lunes, noviembre 15, 2004

Smartphone sales to reach 125m units by 2009 -
from 27m in 2004

"Worldwide annual sales of smartphones are expected to
grow 89% from 14.6m units in 2003, to 27.6m units in
2004. In 2003, smartphone sales accounted for 3% of the
total handset market and, by 2009, this ratio is expected
to exceed 16% representing 125m units. In 2003, 67% of
shipped smartphone devices were powered by third-party
open OSs. In this market, the use of proprietary OS
solutions is expected to progressively decline over the
years and reduce to approximately 10% of the total
smartphone market by 2009."
New Game for 3G Users on 3
"Europe : Swedish mobile gaming supplier Daydream launches the sequel to the successful mobile online game BotFighters together with mobile operator 3. "
SEGA 3G Colloboration with Vodafone
"ASIA : SEGA Europe announced their first major collaboration with Vodafone in Europe. The SEGA development team is bringing mobile game content of, 'Super Real Tennis' to Vodafone Live! 3G. "

viernes, noviembre 12, 2004

Editorial: The carrier contract cycle
"Carrier contracts are getting longer, which no one likes, but Larry Garfield sees another problem they create: lower handset sales."
Jellingspot point server used to distribute game information via Bluetooth
"The company has been developing point servers based on Bluetooth technology (see our article Content distribution using a point server application) and its deploying a service that broadcasts game information including description, video trailers and prices to users with its client software."

jueves, noviembre 11, 2004

Symbian announces Q3 2004 results
"Symbian Limited today released the following unaudited financial and operational figures for the third quarter ended 30th September 2004: Worldwide shipments rise over 200% year-on-year in Q3 2004, installed base reaches 19.2m phones
11th November 2004."
Tira Jump! to be available as a packeged Tool
"Tira Wireless is known for its automated porting solution Tira Jump. Ohad Barzilay, MobileGD's editor, had a chat with Randy Busch, Tira's VP, Product Marketing, to hear how they're turning a successful porting service into a boxed tool. "
Mediaplazza launches 4 new Java Games for mobile phones
"Mediaplazza, branch of the Jet Multim?dia group, specialised in VAS mobile content, announces 4 new titles in its Java Games catalogue: 'Ghost Force', 'Pirate's Fortune', 'Kawai Kart' and 'Dancing Emma', represents four complementary sides of the mobile game."

miércoles, noviembre 10, 2004

Global Launch of Vodafone Live! With 3G
"LONDON, Nov. 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Vodafone today announces the global launch of Vodafone live! with 3G across an unrivalled 13 countries. Vodafone live! with 3G will be available in Austria, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Japan, the Netherlands, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and the UK."
The Next Big Thing in China Wireless?
"Is gaming the next big thing in wireless in China? The best place to begin answering this innocuous question is to look where online gaming enters the picture. With the online gaming industry still flying, increased attention is being brought to bear on another potential high-growth gaming sector: mobile gaming. With Shanda's acquisition of mobile game developer Digital-Red last month, the increasing importance of mobile gaming in China's internet sector was affirmed."
Superscape's 3D Mobile Games Selected by Vodafone for 3G Launch
"HOOK, England, November 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Superscape Group plc (LSE: SPS), a leading publisher of mobile games, announces that three of the company's 3D titles have been selected by Vodafone for inclusion in the global launch of Vodafone live! with 3G on November 10th 2004"

martes, noviembre 09, 2004

Mobile Games Fans Play Over 1 Million Games in Largest U.S. Cross Carrier Mobile Games Tournament for Prizes Ever
"InfoSpace Mobile and Blue Lava Wireless today announced the winners of the largest, cross-carrier mobile phone games tournament for prizes ever held in the U.S. During September and October, competitors in the 'Tetris(R) Tournament Mobile Championship' played more than 1 million games for the opportunity to win nearly $10,000 in prizes provided by InfoSpace partners Pyramat and other companies. The grand prize sweepstakes winner will travel to Hawaii to meet Tetris creator Alexey Pajitnov. "
Can Jamdat Survive the Hype?
"Even prior to the release of its third-quarter earnings, investors clearly had high -- no, make that stratospheric -- expectations from new issue Jamdat Mobile (Nasdaq: JMDT), a publisher of mobile games and wireless entertainment. The company closed yesterday at $32.35, valuing it at more than $600 million, or 25 times trailing sales."
New Motorola Linux-Based Mobile Phones Built on Trolltech Platform
"PALO ALTO, Calif. -- Nov. 9, 2004 -- Trolltech(R), provider of leading technologies for Linux and cross-platform software development, today announced that Motorola has chosen Trolltech's Qt(R)/Embedded Linux development platform as the foundation for its upcoming E680 and A780 mobile phones. The E680 and A780 represent the latest in a series of handsets Motorola is building on the Trolltech/Linux platform, following the Motorola A760 phone announced last year. "

lunes, noviembre 08, 2004

Mobile Gamer|Midlet Review News - elkware releases 'Speed Chaser 3D', 'The X-Files: The Lion's Den' and 'The Fall'
"elkware has released its new 3D Racing Game 'Speed Chaser 3D'
as well as the Strategy Games 'The X-Files: The Lion's Den' and 'The Fall'."
Qualcomm adds SVG support for handsets
"Qualcomm has licensed the BitFlash SVG Tiny engine for use in its multimedia suite that it offers to handset makers. SVG Tiny is a subset of the full Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG) XML-based specification optimized for mobile devices. "
GapiDraw 3.50 released
"GOTEBORG, Sweden ? November 04, 2004 ? Develant Technologies today released GapiDraw 3.50 Release Candidate 1, which adds an incredible list of new features to the GapiDraw 3 mobile game development platform! New features include support for the Tapwave Zodiac hardware accelerator, surfaces stored in feature memory on Palm devices, timers and vblank synk on Palm devices, Palm Dynamic Input Area toggle, and much more, including..."
Warner Bros. Online and T-Mobile International get cozy with each other
"Just imagine: branded wireless games! How can small game developers, who don't have money to pay for such brands as 'Scooby-Doo', 'Harry Potter', etc, compete with T-Mobile? They can't!"

sábado, noviembre 06, 2004

Games machine
"Mobile games have long been poor relations to ringtones and wallpapers. One research company estimated that only 5-20% of all downloads are games.
Yet the market is set to explode, and venture capitalists
are moving in. So who?s making the big bucks? The operators, the independents, or the big games houses?"

viernes, noviembre 05, 2004

MFORMA Launches Ducati Extreme
"LOS ANGELES--Nov. 5, 2004--MFORMA Group, Inc., a worldwide-leading publisher and distributor of mobile entertainment, announced today the launch of Ducati(R) Extreme. This new arcade-style motorcycle racing game for mobile phones is based on the world-renowned Ducati brand -- a brand associated with power, excitement, and highest quality motorcycle engineering and performance. Ducati Extreme just became available to mobile users in North America and Europe and will soon be available in other parts of the world. "

jueves, noviembre 04, 2004

NTT DoCoMo to provide content to Cellcom
"Japan's largest wireless operator, NTT DoCoMo, is coming to Israel. Sources inform ?Globes? that NTT DoCoMo will collaborate with Cellcom in wireless content. "
THQ, Jamdat, and Nokia team up with NBA for wireless suite
"On Tuesday, the NBA revealed a new suite of mobile games and sports-news programs that will let fans track their favorite basketball teams and manage fantasy leagues. The 'NBA Unwired' suite is launching in conjunction with the start of the NBA season, and will boast offerings from wireless publishing giants THQ and Jamdat Mobile, as well as downloadable game highlights provided by handset manufacturer Nokia. "
Rocky & Bullwinkle & Friends Go Wireless

"MANCHESTER, U.K. ? 4 November, 2004 --- iFone, the global wireless entertainment developer and publisher, announced today that it has entered into an agreement with Bullwinkle Studios, a joint venture between Classic Media and Jay Ward Productions, Inc., to develop wireless content for mobile devices based on the legendary animated series Rocky & Bullwinkle & Friends. The new deal includes the territories of Europe, North America, Central America, South America, China, Australia and New Zealand. "

miércoles, noviembre 03, 2004

Infinite Ventures releases new version of 'Football Director'
"Infinite Ventures, Inc., developer and publisher of PDA and mobile phone games today announced the release of the new version of 'Football Director', the critically acclaimed and premier football management game for Microsoft Pocket PC compatible devices which now includes the new 2004/2005 player, team and season statistics."
Spiral Solutions-TM- Opens the Door to the World of Wireless Marketing; Revolutionary Wireless Applications to be Demonstrated at Ad:Tech 2004
"NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 3, 2004--Spiral Solutions Ltd. ( will demonstrate revolutionary wireless marketing applications at the upcoming AD:TECH04 trade show in New York City from November 8th to 10th. "
NBA Unveils Wireless Sports Package; "NBA Unwired''
"The NBA announced today the launch of 'NBA Unwired' the most comprehensive professional sports wireless package featuring official NBA content from a marketing relationship with Nokia and licensees THQ Wireless and JAMDAT Mobile. Basketball fans will be able to receive 'NBA Unwired' on their mobile phones throughout the 2004-05 NBA season which tipped off yesterday with NBA Premiere Week, November 2-8. "
Preminet Solution From Nokia Adds Support for Handango Content
"HELSINKI/HURST - November 3, 2004 - Nokia (NYSE:NOK), the global leader in mobility, and Handango, the leading provider of mobile downloads, today announced that Handango will be a key content provider through the Preminet Solution, making its best-in-class mobile content available as part of the end-to-end content distribution and transaction service for mobile network operators worldwide. "

martes, noviembre 02, 2004

Publisher DUPUIS and mobile game developer Overloaded launch 'LARGO WINCH'- The Wireless Game
"DUPUIS (publisher of the printed cartoon strips LARGO WINCH?) and Overloaded | Fun Everywhere (leading developer and publisher of video games for mobile phones), have signed a deal for the development and exploitation of the well known cartoon strip and TV character LARGO WINCH? on mobile phones. The first mobile game LARGO WINCH? will be available for download to mobile phones before February 2005 and available at operators and mobile portals around the world."
Plastic Cow Games present ‘Dark Horde’
"Taken from your home by the 'Dark Horde' you find yourself beaten and left for dead at the heart of an Orc dungeon. With multiple levels to complete, monsters to overcome, collectable items, puzzles to solve and secret chambers to find."
Celador International And Macrospace Announce World-First Deal to Bring ‘Millionaire’ Java Game
"The deal brings together Celador International, one of the world?s most successful entertainment brand licensing companies and Macrospace, a leading mobile games developer and publisher to create a truly global launch of the ?Who Wants To Be A Millionaire?? brand on mobile phones. The first Java game is due for release in the UK and other key European territories in time for Christmas, growing to 40 countries in 15 languages by the end of Q1 2005."
Two New Symbian OS phones announced today – Nokia 3230 And 7710
"The Nokia 3230, a megapixel camera phone with video recording and editing, is the second Symbian OS product from Nokia Mobile Phones. Designed for the tech-savvy consumer who wants the latest features, it has a contemporary design and at 90cc is the smallest Symbian OS phone available. Shipments are expected to begin during the first quarter of 2005 in Europe and Asia. The unsubsidized retail price excluding taxes is expected to be around (euro) 350.

The powerful Nokia 7710 widescreen multimedia smartphone has pen input and handwriting recognition, full Internet browser, an integrated music player with stereo audio, and an extensive set of video features. It features a megapixel camera with 2x digital zoom, supports push email, and has a VPN client and free user memory of up to 90 MB plus 128 MB on the included MultiMediaCard. It is expected to ship in Asia and China in the fourth quarter, 2004 and in Europe and Africa in the first quarter, 2005. "