Mobile games developer PopCap, recently acquired by Electronic Arts, has struck a global agreement with handset vendor Sony Ericsson to pre-load its games on Xperia devices.
Middle Eastern developer and publisher Nazara Technologies has struck a partnership with gaming giant EA to bring high end games to over 770 million mobile users across 49 countries in Africa.
Ian Livingstone OBE, Life President, Eidos, talks to telecoms.com about his desire for service providers to focus on increasing speed and reducing latency, to cater for more graphical intensity in games. Livingstone eventually sees cloud gaming taking over from optical drives but only when the required speed boost has been realised.
Motorola Mobility, the spin off that houses Motorola’s device and home businesses has bought a stake in games developer Moblyng, through its investment arm Motorola Mobility Ventures. Moblyng develops HTML5-based games for mobile devices and social networks, and has racked up more than nine million downloads, Motorola said.
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