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2010 Mobile Star Awards

Triumphant in the ninth annual Mobile Star Awards.

SAN FRANCISCO – December 16, 2010 – Hands-On Entertainment is pleased to announce its popular mobile game, Deadliest Catch, based on Discovery Channel’s Emmy-winning show, has been named the winner in the ninth annual Mobile Star Awards™ program, hosted by mobile technology news portal

Deadliest Catch Mobile Game, developed by Hands-On Entertainment, won the Superstar Award in the category Consumer App: Game.

All categories and winners are listed on at

As in past years, the Mobile Star Awards program showcases "best of" entries in dozens of categories including mobile apps, wireless network solutions, enterprise mobile software, enterprise success stories, technology visionaries, and more.

Winners were chosen by subscribers of MobileVillage's "Go Mobile™" – a free bi-weekly e-newsletter that delivers informative headlines and links to top mobile technology stories on popular websites including: CNET, Engadget, Gizmodo, Mashable, Computerworld, and many others. "Go Mobile" was launched over ten years ago and is now read by thousands of readers.

“The Deadliest Catch franchise has an enormous fan base. We are proud to be a part of such a successful brand that allows fans to connect with their favorite TV show on the mobile platform,” said David McCaman, senior director of marketing, Hands-On Entertainment. “We are both thrilled and honored to have been selected for a Mobile Star Award.”

"Because 'Go Mobile' readers are the industry's most savvy mobile business users, Mobile Star Awards winners can claim they are the users' choice," says Jon Covington, MobileVillage founder and president. "Winners are chosen by real users based on real results, not hype. Brand new mobile services competed on equal footing with well-established solutions. Both nominees and winners are respected in the mobile industry as the new leaders to watch."

In addition to MobileVillage, the Sponsors for the 2010 Mobile Star Awards were aisle411, CyberShift, MobileFrame, and Nadel Phelan.

For more information about the annual Mobile Star Awards, visit

About MobileVillage / PDA Inc.

Founded in 1993, MobileVillage is a market and solution development company dedicated to advancing mobile and wireless technology in a wide range of industries. MobileVillage accomplishes this by fostering education and alliances through "Best of Breed" solution identification, event partnerships, an online industry directory, industry job postings, daily online news, its widely respected Go Mobile™ newsletter, a Mobile Mentors™ program, and popular annual Mobile Star Awards™ program. Visit MobileVillage online at

About Hands-On Entertainment:

Hands-On Entertainment is an award-winning developer and publisher of innovative social games for mobile and online platforms. Its portfolio consists of the critically acclaimed Guitar Hero® Mobile and WPT® Texas Hold 'Em games, including the newly released WPT® Hold ‘Em Showdown for mobile. Hands-On offers distribution of the world's best entertainment brands and content across mobile and social networks, from partners including Activision, CBS, Discovery Channel, Fox, NBC Universal, and World Poker Tour. Established in 2001, Hands-On Entertainment is headquartered in San Francisco, California. For more information please visit

Hands-On is a trademark of Hands-On Mobile, Inc.  All other product or company names are trademarks of their respective owners.

MobileVillage®, the Mobile Star Awards™, and Go Mobile™ are trademarks or registered trademarks of MobileVillage / PDA Inc.

Hands-On Mobile Contact:

Natalie Yallouz

MPRM Communications / 323.933.3399   

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