BEDMINSTER, NJ, and NEW YORK, NY — VOCEL, one of the most exciting "push technology" companies in the wireless field, and Prima Games, a division of Random House Inc., and the leading publisher of video game guides, have joined forces to offer Verizon Wireless Mobile Web 2.0SM customers a first-ever opportunity to access Prima's extensive strategy gaming library directly from their Mobile Web 2.0-capable phones. Video gamers who want to improve their gaming skills can now take advantage of the newest game codes and cheats from the strategy experts at Prima Games.
Gaming fanatics will have access to the entire Prima code database which currently lists 41,000 video game cheat codes for more than 3,000 games with constant updates when codes are released for new top titles. Mobile Web 2.0 customers with favorite games can save these favorites for instant access or look up additional cheats and codes directly from their Mobile Web 2.0-enabled phone.
"We are committed to developing high-end, interactive wireless applications that go anywhere and can enrich people's lives in many ways," said Carl Washburn, VOCEL's CEO and founder. "By offering Prima Cheats and Codes to Verizon Wireless' extensive Mobile Web 2.0 customers base, VOCEL is able to provide serious video gamers with an immediate way to improve their scores while allowing them valuable uninterrupted game-play."
Prima Cheats and Codes is available now from Verizon Wireless on Mobile Web 2.0-capable handsets. Mobile Web 2.0 can be self provisioned, eliminating the need for customers to call customer service or visit a Verizon Wireless Communications Store to sign up for the service. Customers simply register for Mobile Web 2.0 on their Mobile Web 2.0-capable handset and get access to information and content right from their wireless handsets. Mobile Web 2.0 is available for a $5.00 monthly access, plus airtime. Prima Cheats and Codes is a premium application and is available for an additional monthly fee of $1.99 added to the $5.00 Mobile Web 2.0 monthly access cost.
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About Prima Games
Prima Games, a division of Random House Inc., is the world's leading publisher of official guides for computer and console video games, with more than 1,400 titles published and over 90 million guides in print. Prima Games is quickly becoming the definitive resource for game-related tips, codes and strategies in print and on electronic and mobile formats. Drawing from its extensive library of print guides, Primagames.com now offers more than 400 eGuides and codes covering 3,500 video and computer games are available on major mobile phone carriers. More information can be found on the Web at www.primagames.com.
VOCEL is a groundbreaking publisher of premium-branded applications for mobile phones and other wireless devices that bring exciting new capabilities into user's lives. VOCEL's patent-pending push technology sends enhanced, full-color interactive messages to mobile phones for both consumer and enterprise applications. Whether you are preparing for a college entrance exam, learning a new language, interested in serialized book content or keeping track of your health, your mobile phone can now be your best asset. Ever forget to study? Just let your phone send you practice questions throughout the day!
VOCEL's premium-branded content partners include The Princeton Review, Living Language, Random House Books, Harlequin Fiction Romance, The Pill Book, Fodor's guides, Verizon, Prima Games, and the United States Postal Service. VOCEL technology integrates voice, data, and messaging to improve the quality of your life!
For additional information, please visit VOCEL at www.VOCEL.com.
About Verizon Wireless
Verizon Wireless owns and operates the nation's most reliable wireless network, serving 49.3 million voice and data customers. Headquartered in Bedminster, NJ, Verizon Wireless is a joint venture of Verizon Communications (NYSE: VZ) and Vodafone (NYSE and LSE: VOD). Find more information on the Web at 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.