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Glu Mobile To Develop Monsters vs. Aliens Mobile Game

Glu Mobile will develop and publish the mobile game to launch in conjunction with the March 2009 film release of MONSTERS VS. ALIENS from DreamWorks Animation.

The 3-D animated film reinvents the classic '50s monster movie into an irreverent modern day action comedy.

Jill Braff, SVP of global publishing, Glu Mobile said, "The movie plot lends itself perfectly for a mobile game, and our production team is working closely with the DreamWorks team to bring the story and monstrously funny characters to mobile."

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Dell Unveils The Next Generation Of Mobile Workstations

Dell announced a completely new line of ISV-certified Dell Precision mobile workstations today. The Dell Precision M4400 and M2400 are optimized for workstation class applications and offer one of the broadest ranges of mobile form factors for performance-demanding customers in areas such as media and entertainment, biosciences and engineering.

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AT&T And EA Bring Spore To A New Universe Of Gamers

Starting today, gamers searching for their own personal universe need not wait any longer as the intergalactic SPORE ORIGINS from Electronic Arts invades a mobile device near you. AT&T's gaming organization has reached an agreement with EA and EA Mobile to bring exclusive SPORE game content to AT&T wireless customers and to AT&T High Speed Internet customers.

AT&T's agreement with EA will provide both AT&T's wireless customers and AT&T High Speed Internet customers with exclusive SPORE content including:

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Universal Introduces Mobile BSG Game

Universal Pictures Digital Platforms Group is teaming with leading global publisher of mobile games, Glu Mobile, for the launch of BATTLESTAR GALACTICA, based on the hit television series. This action-packed game stations the player aboard the legendary ship in a top-down shooter position for a thrill-a-minute adventure that stretches from one end of the galaxy to another.

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Aniboom Partners With Six Mobile Distributors, Five Online Video Platforms

Aniboom (, a premiere independent animation network, has broadened the reach of its content to more than 200 million potential mobile users worldwide through several key partnerships with top mobile entertainment distributors across the globe.

Aniboom content is now available through MobiTV's service in the U.S., Canada and Latin America, through Thumbplay in the United States, and through Buongiorno SpA, Cellfish, Jamster, and Player X in Europe.

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Paramount Mobile Ent. Offers Preview Of Upcoming Projects

Since the formation of Paramount Mobile Ent. in February, the division has been actively seeking and implementing new ways to package the studio's wide range of content for mobile and wireless devices.

The scope of projects includes the development of new original content, in addition to one-of-a-kind advanced applications. Some of PME's new projects and ventures include:

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Escape To Imaginationland Anytime, Anywhere

The launch of the new SOUTH PARK IMAGINATIONLAND mobile game was announced Tuesday.

Based on Comedy Central's hugely popular SOUTH PARK IMAGINATIONLAND trilogy, in which the doors of the world's imagination are thrown wide open and the boys of SOUTH PARK are transported to a magical realm in their greatest odyssey ever.

The mobile game will be available cross carrier and on a variety of handsets including the Apple iPhone, and various Windows Mobile and Blackberry mobile devices.

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Gameloft To Develop Mobile Games For iPhone

Gameloft, a leading developer and publisher of games for mobile phones, today confirmed its intention to develop over 15 mobile games built upon Apple's iPhone Software Development Kit (SDK).

Though the SDK was recently released, games will only be available to purchase once the Apple Store -- featuring third party applications that can be downloaded to devices via WiFi or EDGE -- launches in June 2008.

Utilizing the SDK package, Gameloft development teams have started to create a strong line-up for 2008.

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Fishlabs Abolish Download Fees For Mobile Games

Fishlabs, a developer of premium 3D mobile games, is now delivering its mobile games to end users from now on via email; eliminating the high data transfer costs often charged for downloads by mobile operators.

Fishlabs is the first vendor worldwide to offer hassle and cost free delivery of mobile games to its customers.

Before, depending on the type of mobile data-plan, charges for downloading a mobile game via mobile network can exceed the price of the game itself.

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Metal Gear Solid Mobile Wins Awards

METAL GEAR SOLID MOBILE is the winner of the Grand Prix and Operator's Choice Awards at the International Mobile Gaming Awards, Konami Digital Ent. announced today.

The jury of the IMGA picked a total of six winners out of almost 400 entries from 33 countries.

METAL GEAR SOLID MOBILE will be available for purchase later in February at Verizon Wireless.

METAL GEAR, a game previously released on PlayStation and PlayStation 2, features dramatic 3D art displays in a classic tactical espionage action game.

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Mandalay Completes Merger With Twistbox

Mandalay Media announced Wednesday the completion of its merger with Twistbox Ent., now a wholly-owned subsidiary of Mandalay.

Mandalay Media is a development stage company created by leading executives from the entertainment and investment industries and co-chaired by Peter Guber and Rob Elin.

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Paramount Pictures Creates Mobile Entertainment Unit

Sandi Isaacs, SVP, Mobile & Interactive, has announced the creation of Paramount Mobile Ent. (PME), a new business unit under the umbrella of the studio's digital division, Paramount Pictures Digital Ent. The new global unit will focus on developing mobile entertainment and alternative distribution models for the studio. Isaacs announced PME's senior management team, as well as key partnerships and content deals.

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Speed Racer To Have Mobile Game

Glu Mobile Inc. will publish a mobile game based on this summers expected blockbuster SPEED RACER in late April, they announced Monday.

SPEED RACER, a live-action feature based on anime pioneer Tatsuo Yoshidas television series, stars Emile Hirsch in the title role and Christina Ricci as Speeds girlfriend Trixie.

The mobile game will be the first title Glu will develop through its partnership with Warner Bros. Digital Distribution.

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Aniboom Builds Advisory Board

Aniboom ( announced that it has appointed four key senior executives to its advisory board whose leadership spans television, new media and mobile industries.

The advisors include: Barbara Corday, a top American television executive; Peter Hirshberg, Chairman/CMO of Technorati and leading new media and technology entrepreneur and marketing innovator; John Mass, EVP/Head of Business Development and New Ventures for William Morris Agency; and Mauro Del Rio, founder and chairman of Buongiorno S.p.A., a leading global mobile entertainment company.

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Player X & Virgin Mobile Sign Up for Mobile Games & Video Deal

Mobile media company Player X has been appointed by Virgin Mobile UK as its official aggregator for all its mobile games and video content. Player X will sign up all games, as well as video partners, on behalf of Virgin Mobile UK and execute all portal management including encoding, QA and deployment, as well as promoting the content across all platforms. Under the terms of the deal, Player X will source all entertainment and adult comedy mobile video content, as well as choosing games content for the Virgin Mobile portal from its range of content suppliers.

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Jimmy Two Shoes Dances Onto Mobile Gaming Formats

SilverBirch Studios and Breakthrough New Media announced that they have signed an agreement to develop two games based on the upcoming animated kids television series JIMMY TWO SHOES, to be broadcast on Teletoon Canada and Jetix Europe.

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Mobile Braveheart & Shooter Games Come to Artificial Life

Hong Kong-based Artificial Life Inc., a provider of award-winning mobile 3G technology and applications, announced that it has signed a worldwide licensing deal with Paramount Digital Ent. to release two exclusive mobile games based on the multiple-Academy Award-winning movie BRAVEHEART and the recent box office hit SHOOTER.

The advanced mobile games will be of the action genre with real-time strategy features and enhanced 3D graphics. The games are scheduled for release and sale globally in early 2008 via on-deck telecom carriers and off-deck resellers.

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Paramount Phones In Content Deal with Mumbai's Hungama

By Rick DeMott | Thursday, November 29, 2007 at 12:00am

Mumbai-based mobile phone content provider Hungama Mobile has entered into an agreement with Paramount Digital Ent. for the distribution of interactive content in the Indian market.

Paramount Digital is part of the Paramount Pictures Corp, a unit of Viacom Inc.

"With extraordinary growth and more new mobile subscribers than in any other country, India presents a great opportunity for our rapidly expanding global business," Paramount Digital Entertainment VP (Asia Pacific) Pradeep Mittur said.

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CBS Coaches Bonaduce Mobile & Web Toon

CBS Mobile announced plans for its first original animated program DANNY BONADUCE: LIFE COACH, which will premiere on the mobile video services of major U.S. wireless carriers on Nov. 12, with additional episodes released every two weeks. Voiced by Danny Bonaduce, the eight animated episodes, each three to five minutes in length, will also stream on and through online partners across the CBS Audience Network.

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Gameloft Hits the Streets with American Gangster Mobile Game

Gameloft, a leading developer and publisher of mobile games, has teamed with Universal Pictures Digital Platforms Group to produce AMERICAN GANGSTER: THE MOBILE GAME, based on Universal Pictures' crime drama. The Imagine Ent. production starring Academy Award-winning actors Denzel Washington and Russell Crowe finished at the top of the box office in the United States this past weekend. AMERICAN GANGSTER is produced by Academy Award-winning producer Brian Grazer, and produced and directed by Ridley Scott.

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Namco & Sprint Celebrate Popeye Coming to Cell Phones

Celebrating today's first-time launch of Popeye on mobile phones, Namco Networks and Sprint announced a sweepstakes to promote Namco Networks' latest mobile game to consumers nationwide.

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Animated Knight Rider Roars onto Mobile Video

Mobile media company Player X and Universal Pictures Digital Platforms Group have launched a series of mobile video animations based on the hit 1980s television show KNIGHT RIDER. Series one of KNIGHT RIDER: TURBO BOOST (THE ANIMATED SERIES) consists of six tongue-in-cheek, three-minute "Retrosodes" inspired by the classic show. The news follows the recent announcement of NBC's plan to produce a new live-action series based on the property.

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Gameloft To Bring CSI To Mobile

By Rick DeMott | Tuesday, September 25, 2007 at 12:00am

Gameloft announced a worldwide multi-year, multi-game agreement with CBS Mobile to develop, publish and distribute games based on the hit television series CSI. The first game, based on CSI: MIAMI, has already launched in the U.S. and will be available in 140 countries in the months thereafter.