SAN DIEGO and BEDMINSTER, NJ — From the BREW Developers Conference today, Verizon Wireless, the leader in cool multimedia content for consumers, released lists of its most popular Get It Now® games, ring tones and wallpaper applications (see lists below). The rankings reveal that customers are flocking to classic games such as Tetris by JAMDAT Mobile and PAC-MAN® by NAMCO, as well as the newest game titles like Downtown Texas Hold'em by JAMDAT Mobile, Asphalt: Urban GT by Gameloft and The Incredibles by Disney Mobile. Customers continue to make games the most popular category, with 3D games in the best position to skyrocket in coming months.
Get It Now is Verizon Wireless' virtual store that gives customers access to 3D games, tools, information services, ring tones, wallpapers right on their wireless phones. With Get It Now, Verizon Wireless customers can choose from more than 500 games, productivity tools, information services, ring tone providers, wallpaper providers, an IM chat client Mobile IM that includes access to Yahoo! Messenger, MSN® Messenger, or AOL® IM (AIM), and more.
Get It Now shopping aisles, getGAMES, getTONES, getGOING, getPIX, getFUN and getMESSAGING, are designed to help customers jump right to the applications that suit their interests Verizon Wireless also offers a "What's New" category for customers who want to see the newest additions to the Get It Now lineup. New applications are introduced every Wednesday so customers can keep their handsets up-to-date with the latest cool releases.
Verizon Wireless products and services are available at more than 1,900 Verizon Wireless stores nationwide, including Verizon Wireless Communications Stores and stores within Circuit City, as well as at authorized retailers including Best Buy and participating RadioShack locations. Customers need a Get It Now-enabled handset and Verizon Wireless digital service to access the Get It Now virtual store. Customers can also find information about Get It Now online at www.verizonwireless.com/getitnow.
Top Ten Get It Now Games*
1. Tetris by JAMDAT Mobile
2. Downtown Texas Hold'em by JAMDAT Mobile
3. JAMDAT Bowling/JAMDAT Bowling 2 by JAMDAT Mobile
4. PAC-MAN® by Namco
5. Ms. PAC-MAN® by Namco
6. Bejeweled by JAMDAT Mobile
7. Frogger by Konami Digital Entertainment
8. Tetris Tournament by JAMDAT Mobile
9. Atari DRIVER 3 by Sorrent, Inc.
10. Phil Hellmuth's Texas Hold'em by Summus, Inc.
Top Five V CAST Games*
1. Asphalt: Urban GT by Gameloft
2. AMF Extreme Bowling 3D by Superscape, Inc.
3. JAMDAT 3D Bowling by JAMDAT Mobile
4. Kingdom Hearts by Disney Mobile
5. 3D Beach Mini Golf by Digital Chocolate, Inc.
Top Five Get It Now Classic Games*
1. Tetris by JAMDAT Mobile
2. PAC-MAN by Namco
3. Ms. PAC-MAN by Namco
4. Frogger by Konami Digital Entertainment
5. Tetris Tournament by JAMDAT Mobile
Top Five Get It Now Action Games*
1. Atari DRIVER 3 by Sorrent, Inc.
2. Call of DutyTM by Mforma Americas, Inc.
3. True CrimeTM: Streets of LATM by Mforma Americas, Inc.
4. Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six 3 by Gameloft
5. Prince of Persia: Warrior Within by Gameloft
Top Five Get It Now Casino Games*
1. Downtown Texas Hold'em by JAMDAT Mobile
2. Phil Hellmuth's Texas Hold'em by Summus, Inc.
3. Hard Rock Casino by JAMDAT Mobile
4. Hold'em Poker Plus for Prizes by Atlas Mobile, Inc.
5. JAMDAT Casino by JAMDAT Mobile
Top Five Get It Now Youth Games*
1. SpongeBob SquarePants Bowling by THQ Inc.
2. SpongeBob Darts by THQ Inc.
3. CS Garfield Bowling by Centerscore, Inc.
4. Tom and Jerry Cheese Chase by Macrospace Limited
5. CS Garfield Pinball by Centerscore, Inc.
Top Five Get It Now Movie Games*
1. The Incredibles by Disney Mobile
2. SpongeBob Movie Game by THQ Inc.
3. Shrek 2 by Activision, Inc.
4. 2 Fast 2 Furious by iPlay
5. Top GunTM: Air Combat II by Mforma Americas, Inc.
Top Five Get It Now Puzzle Games*
1. Bejeweled by JAMDAT Mobile
2. Collapse! by JAMDAT Mobile
3. Blue Blocks by JAMDAT Mobile
4. Snood by THQ Inc.
5. Block Breaker Deluxe by Gameloft
Top Five Get It Now Sports Games*
1. JAMDAT Bowling/JAMDAT Bowling 2 by JAMDAT Mobile
2. Deer Hunter by Sorrent, Inc.
3. JAMDAT Sports MLB Baseball 2005 by JAMDAT Mobile
4. JAMDAT Sports NBA 2005 by JAMDAT Mobile
5. DBI 3D Pool by iPlay
Top Five Get It Now Strategy Games*
1. Chess 2.0 by Penultimate, Inc.
2. Lemonade Tycoon by JAMDAT Mobile
3. Word Games Volume by PolygonSheep, Inc.
4. Might and Magic by Gameloft
5. Bomberman by Hudson Entertainment
Top Five Get It Now Polyphonic Ring Tone Applications*
1. Modtones by Moderati (Faith West)
2. Sony Music Box by Sony BMG
3. Xringer by Xringer
4. Ringster by InfoSpace Mobile
5. MIDIRingTones by AG Interactive
Top Five Get It Now Wallpaper Applications*
1. Wallpaper Universe by FunMail Inc.
2. CelebrityNow by WireImage (Vindigo Studios)
3. Wallpaper Warehouse by Airborne Entertainment
4. MyScreenz by Mitsui Comtek Corp
5. GuyStuff Wallpaper by Vindigo Studios
Top Five Get It Now Spanish-language Applications*
1. UNIVISION by AG Interactive
2. Latin Garage by Moderati
3. Cual es la Musica by Sonic Branding
4. Juego de la Gallina by Wiz technologies
5. ESPN Deportes Galeria de Fotos by ESPN Mobile Publishing
* For the period of January 1, 2005 to May 31, 2005
About Verizon Wireless
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About Get It Now
Get It Now from Verizon Wireless puts a virtual software store inside a wireless phone and lets customers download applications over the air and purchase them directly from their phones. Virtual shopping aisles, including getGAMES, getTONES, getGOING, getPIX, getFUN and getMESSAGING, are organized to help customers find what they want, when they want it.
Get It Now is a registered trademark of Verizon Wireless. PAC-MAN and Ms. PAC-MAN ®© Namco Ltd. All other trademarks are property of their respective owners.