BASKING RIDGE, NJ, and PARIS — Verizon Wireless, the builder and operator of the nation's most reliable wireless network, and Mobitween, a leading developer and publisher of Flash®-based games for the mobile and online worlds, today announced the availability of Mobigamz, a Flash® Lite based mobile gaming portal that allows customers to download, play, rate, and post high scores.
With Mobigamz, Verizon Wireless customers can choose the hottest Flash games from a current catalogue of sport, arcade, puzzle, and board categories. Mobigamz are specifically designed for mobile phones and are very intuitive to play, with simple joystick-keystroke interactivity, multiple levels and game session storing.
"This is a tremendous opportunity for Mobitween to release its exciting assortment of Flash-based mobile entertainment. We are very excited and proud to be offering Mobigamz through Verizon Wireless which has proven itself to be an innovator in the wireless market," said Marc Alloul, Mobitween's executive vice president. "Along with the acceleration of Web-mobile convergence and the growing availability of rich-media handsets, we hope these emerging and promising formats will contribute to an improved mobile gaming experience."
Ryan Hughes, vice president of digital media programming for Verizon, said, "Working with Mobitween, Verizon Wireless is able to offer rich multimedia games through the Mobigamz portal, giving our customers even more ways to satisfy their appetites for compelling games they can play on-the-go."
Verizon Wireless Get It Now customers can purchase and download Mobigamz from the Get Fun & Games shopping aisle in the Get It Now® virtual store for $2.99 one-time use, $5.49 for three uses and $8.49 for six uses. Mobigamz is available on a number of popular Get It Now-capable phones, including the MOTORAZR V3c, MOTORAZR V3m and the MOTOKRZR K1m; the LG VX8100, LG VX8300, V by LG, enV by LG, and Chocolate by LG; and the Samsung SCH-a930 and the Samsung SCH-a950. Download charges vary and airtime or megabyte charges may apply when browsing, downloading and using certain applications. Customers need a Get It Now-enabled phone and Verizon Wireless digital service to access the Get It Now virtual store.
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About Verizon Wireless
Verizon Wireless operates the nation's most reliable wireless voice and data network, serving 67.2 million customers. Headquartered in Basking Ridge, N.J., with 69,000 employees nationwide, Verizon Wireless is a joint venture of Verizon Communications (NYSE: VZ) and Vodafone (NYSE and LSE: VOD). For more information, go to: www.verizonwireless.com. To preview and request broadcast-quality video footage and high-resolution stills of Verizon Wireless operations, log on to the Verizon Wireless Multimedia Library at www.verizonwireless.com/multimedia.
Mobitween, www.mobitween.com, is a leading developer and publisher of Flash® based content for mobile and online worlds. The company works with mobile operators, handset manufacturers, leading publishers, media companies and third party developers.
By leveraging its Flash based mobile game development expertise acquired over the past three years, the company has introduced ugenGames, its web 2.0 User Generated Content and Social Networking Service. Mobitween's goal is to be the first Game 2.0 Company bridging the gap between online & mobile game developers and players, allowing them to create, customize, embed and share games.
Mobigamz is a Flash® Lite based mobile gaming portal that replicates the web browsing model enabling players to download, play, rate and post hi-scores through a rich-media and customizable mobile client.
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