Tiger Telematics' Gizmondo(TM) Unleashes Next Wave of Games
Five more titles slated for September release and adds to US launch portfolio
LONDON, 17th August 2005 - Gizmondo Europe Ltd subsidiary of Jacksonville, Florida-based Tiger Telematics Inc (other OTC, TGTL) announces a superb gaming line up for September, delivering on the 'minimum of one game a week' commitment for the Gizmondo multi-entertainment handheld, increasing its content portfolio ahead of the up and coming North American launch.
The titles include ChicaneTM, the super-fast and graphically slick racing game featuring race legend, Jenson Button. ColorsTM will be elevating the mobile gaming genre to a new level with the introduction of the first ever GPS-enabled in-game feature in a third-person action shooter, Hit and MythTM takes a tongue-firmly-in-cheek approach to a fun-packed hack-and-slash, Interstellar Flames IITM places epic space battles in the palm of the player's hand, and GuardianTM delivers classic thumb-throbbing shoot 'em up action.
Carl Freer, Co-founder and Chairman, Tiger Telematics, says: "September's release schedule has something for everyone, but in particular, we're delighted to be premiering the first ever GPS-enabled action game with the launch of Colors. This is the first of many titles that take advantage of the unique functionality that can only be found on the Gizmondo."
Gizmondo is powered by Microsoft Windows CE advanced real-time operating system, boasting a 2.8-inch TFT colour screen with a Samsung ARM9 400Mhz processor and incorporates the GoForce 3D 4500 NVIDIA graphics accelerator. It provides cutting-edge gaming, multimedia messaging, an MP3 music player, Mpeg4 movie playing capability, a digital camera and a GPRS network link to allow wide-area network gaming. Additionally, it contains a GPS chip for location-based services, is equipped with Bluetooth for use in multi-player gaming and accepts SD and MMC card accessories.
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About Tiger Telematics and Gizmondo
Gizmondo Europe Ltd. is an owned subsidiary of Tiger Telematics Inc (TGTL) and is the maker of Gizmondo, a next-generation mobile entertainment device. Launched in 2004, the gaming device includes built-in music, video, messaging and picture functions and GPS.
Tiger Telematics is a designer, developer and marketer of mobile telematics systems and services that combine global GPS functions and voice recognition technology to locate and track vehicles and people down to street level in countries throughout the world. The systems are designed to operate on GPS and are currently being marketed to GSM current and potential subscribers, primarily by the company's United Kingdom based subsidiaries.
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