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Headline News Cingular Brings Disney Content to Mobile Phones

Cingular Wireless is teaming with Disney Mobile to allow Cingular customers to access the Disney and Pixar characters from their mobile phones. Disney Mobile content, including ringtones, graphics, games, multimedia messaging and more, is now available directly from Cingular handsets and via the Web at www.cingular.com/media. Downloads range in price from $1.99 for ringtones and wallpapers to $5.99 for games.

Headline News Alien Vs. Predator Goes Wireless

Twentieth Century Fox has teamed with the U.S.'s leading wireless carriers to create a wireless campaign for the studio's ALIEN VS. PREDATOR. All of the major U.S. carriers are joining Fox to bring users contents, promotions and contests.

By texting "AVP" to 20369 (20FOX), people can access the following:* An AVP Trivia Game* Downloadable wallpapers and ringtones, including the iconic Alien "snarl" and Predator "growl"

Headline News Cartoon Network Channel Goes Mobile in Italy

Well its not like talking on visaphones as they did in the Hanna-Barbera cartoon THE JETSONS, Cartoon Network, the broadcaster of many HB favorites has gone futuristic, launching the CN channel on three-inch UTMS videophones in Italy.

Turner Broadcasting System Inc. signed its first mobile TV agreement with mobile operator "3" Italy to distribute Cartoon Network to the operator's videophone subscribers, enabling users to watch a daily block of CN programming on their videophones.

Headline News Mobile Exposure Explores Future of Handheld Video

Mobile ExposureHouston, Texas, USAFebruary 1, 2005Deadline: November 31, 2004

The Mobile Exposure handheld video program is an exploration of the potentials of mobile motion imaging. Practitioners are invited to submit all lengths of work, although the focus will be on short works (less than 15 minutes in length). This international exhibition of mobile video will be presented by Microcinema International and curated by Patrick Lichty.

Headline News E3 News: Sony Ericsson To Deliver Sorrent Games

Sony Ericsson Mobile Communications has announced it will deliver eleven mobile games from Sorrent on Sony Ericsson's most popular handsets. North American mobile subscribers using the T610/T616 or T630/T637 handsets will be able to purchase such single and multiplayer games as YAO MING BASKETBALL '04 PRESENTED BY FOX SPORTS, FOX SPORTS BOXING, FOX SPORTS FOOTBALL '04, FOX SPORTS HOCKEY '04, FOX SPORTS TRACK & FIELD '04, FOX SPORTS SOCCER '04, FOX SPORTS RACING, SHARK HUNT, 3D SLAM PING PONG, DURATRAX MOBILE RC and WILD 8-BALL. The games will be available in Q2 2004.

Headline News Nashak To Head Sorrent’s Mobile Gaming Production

Robert Nashak joins Sorrent Inc. as vp, production of the creator and publisher of mobile entertainment. Nashak brings an extensive background in the video game and online entertainment industries to his role, driving the creative development and production of all Sorrent's mobile entertainment titles, including DRIV3R, EVERGIRL and FOX SPORTS FOOTBALL '05.

Headline News Sony Pictures Mobile Announces New Spider-Man 2 Mobile Products

Sony Pictures Mobile has announced its roster of mobile entertainment products inspired by this summer's SPIDER-MAN 2. The premium mobile entertainment products will be available in the United States exclusively to Sprint PCS Vision customers for a limited time beginning in May.

Headline News Nokia & EA Team for 'The Sims Bustin' Out' on N-Gage Mobile Game Deck

Nokia and Electronic Arts (EA) announced that THE SIMS: BUSTIN' OUT is in development for the N-Gage game deck. THE SIMS fans will be able to create their own characters and take them anywhere, while on the move and interacting with the mobile community. THE SIMS: BUSTIN' OUT on the N-Gage platform will have exclusive objects, as well as unique "mini games" where players can earn extra Simoleons.

Headline News Nokia Makes Ashen For N-Gage Mobile Game Deck

Nokia is at work on ASHEN, its third self-published title for the N-Gage mobile game deck, available in the first half of 2004. ASHEN is a 3D gothic horror themed, first person shooter that pits mobile gamers against a host of horrors. In addition to exciting single player action, up to four people can play in death match mode via Bluetooth wireless technology.

ASHEN is being developed by Torus Games, a leading game developer based in Melbourne, Australia.

Headline News Acclaim Launches Global Mobile Gaming Unit

Acclaim Entertainment Inc. has announced the formation of Acclaim Connected, which will be dedicated to developing and licensing interactive entertainment content for global mobile gaming platforms. In July of 2003, Acclaim entered the mobile gaming market with an exclusive agreement with Vodafone Live!, offering content based on Acclaim's forthcoming console release, FREESTYLE STREET SOCCER, in Vodafone countries.

Headline News Mobile Industry Leaders And Game Developers To Meet At GDC Mobile

2003 marks the premiere of the Game Developers Conference Mobile (GDC Mobile), a two-day event taking place March 4-5, 2003, at the Game Developers Conference (GDC) in San Jose, California. Exploring the future of mobile entertainment, sessions will give attendees the opportunity to meet mobile game development leaders, learn the latest technologies for developing mobile games and address game design issues specific to the mobile medium.

Headline News Marvel Superheroes Add Muscle To Mobile Messaging

Visual communications software provider Eyematic has joined with Verizon Wireless to offer Shout Messenger, the first animated mobile messaging application in the U.S. Shout Messenger allows Verizon Wireless' "Get It Now" subscribers to personalize their mobile messages with Marvel superheroes animated in full color, including Spider-Man, The Incredible Hulk and X-Men characters. Shout Messenger subscribers first enter their text, then select a famous hero from the Marvel universe and an animation corresponding to the emotional tone of their message.

Headline News Scooby Doo In The Palm Of Your Hand

Cartoon Network will launch three pay-to-play games based on the SCOOBY-DOO cartoon series in early summer 2002, to coincide with the release of the SCOOBY DOO movie. Cartoon Network has partnered with mobile entertainment service provider Digital Bridges Ltd., to launch the Scooby mobile games and others based on Cartoon Network characters, throughout North America and Europe. The titles will encompass the entire range of current mobile gaming technologies available today including SMS, WAP, Java and BREW, allowing the vast majority of mobile handset owners the chance to enjoy the games.

Headline News ExtraTainment Launches Games For Mobile Devices

As if talking on a mobile phone in public wasnt bad enough, Dutchbased ExtraTainment has developed four games to be played exclusively on mobile phones. MOBILE WORLD CUP allows the player to lead their own soccer team to the World Cup finals, ANDROID BATTLE puts the player in the midst of a hi-tech interplanetary struggle, THE BOOZE CONNECTION is set in the gangland of 1930s Chicago, while CHALLENGE OF THE KNIGHTS takes you back to the Dark Ages for a tournament in the king's court. All games have been designed for multi-player use, meaning contestants can play against each other.

Headline News Disney-I Asks: What’s Your Sign?

Plazmic, creator of the Mobile Media Platform, which enables the creation and distribution of rich mobile media to wireless devices worldwide has partnered with Walt Disney Internet Group Japan to launch an enhanced rich mobile media entertainment service on NTT DoCoMo's i-mode network. Disney-i customers can access a graphically enhanced, interactive and animated version of the entertainment service Magical Fortune using the Plazmic Media Engine, an interactive wireless media player based on Java technology.

Headline News Find New Opportunities At The Interactive TV & Mobile Games Conference

* Monday, February 19 Wednesday, February 21, 2001. London, U.K.

Interactive TV & Mobile Games Conference is set up to look at the potential of games on interactive TV and digital TV. In addition, the event will address how advertisers will capitalize on this new market. For more information contact Hannah at: Tel.: ++44(0) 207 840 2700; E-mail: hannah@access-conf.com; or Web: www.access-conf.com/TB114.

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