In our interview with Cellufun, we talked to CEO Arthur Goikhman about making mobile games better through innovative multiplayer setups. Now, developers can boost their mobile games’ functionality with real-time multiplayer applications, and reach an audience of 180,000, thanks to a new partner program from Reaxion.
Monthly Archive for August, 2006
Berlin-based Jamster has appointed Boris Hageney as its new vice president for North America during a move to penetrate the US market and set up a division in the region.
Bart van Assen is back, with a vengeance! After a brief but hectic career as a Bartender he decides it’s time to relax and do some fishing with his dog. He peddles to the center of a lake and starts fishing for valuables and, oh well what the heck, fish. However the waters are also the home of a mean shark who will try to grab hold of Bart’s line.
QuicklyBored may have an opportunity to actually make some money while selling out at the same time. Amazing! Sennari, a producer of CRM-based applications for mobile phones, announces the immediate availability of its PrizePlay affiliate program that allows any partner web site to earn cash for offering PrizePlay games as free downloads.
QuicklyBored will be attending CTIA this year in Los Angeles. Doug “Tron” Soltys will be moderating the panel “Pessimists Vs Optimists: A Debate Over the Future of Mobile Games.” The panel will discuss issues such as the problems of multiple handsets, porting costs, lack of consumer adoption and market consolidation.
Karl Woods, VP of sales and marketing, sees the future of Kiloo as part of a larger publishing business. Woods said: “We would love to be the mobile division of a big media company. That’s what we’re setting ourselves up for.” This is all coming from an interview with MobileIndustry.Biz that will be coming out tomorrow.
ELSPA has announced the June 2006 Mobile Games Java Download Chart©, compiled from information supplied by: 3, O2, Orange,T-Mobile, and Vodafone. I have several problems with the top ten list and it is clear that the chart doesn’t reflect what games are actually good.
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Vivendi Games Mobile Releases Mobile Game Based On The Popular Modern Warfare Franchise.
Paris (August 23, 2006) - Vivendi Games Mobile (VGM), a division of Vivendi Games (VG), announced today the launch of its latest cell phone title, Delta Force Black Hawk Down: Team SabreTM. The title, based on Novalogic’s popular Black Hawk Down PC game franchise which was inspired by the iconic 2001 Ridley Scott film of the same name, is part of VGM’s multi-title mobile game publishing partnership with Novalogic.
QuicklyBored’s new publisher spotlight is with Arthur Goikhman, CEO of Cellufun. As CEO of Cellufun, Arthur sets Cellufun’s strategic direction and oversees marketing and business development initiatives. He has 20 years experience running technology companies and leveraging them into highly profitable businesses. Prior to Cellufun, Arthur led the turnaround of Spiderphone Conferencing, a dotcom era telecom start up, where he continues to serve on the Board of Directors.
We don’t usually make posts out of upcoming mobile games because we don’t promote games before we’ve reviewed them but this is an exception. Jumbuck, an Australian company, has launched “Jumbuck Island”, a 3D virtual world that is half multiplayer game and half chat room. The island includes a dance-floor, DJ area, beaches and the “Hollywood Pool” featuring deck chairs and water fountains. Jumbuck’s initiative will help set a standard for the mobile gaming industry and it is for this reason that we’re willing to report this game prematurely.