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Anno: Create a New World

Proclaimed "Best Mobile Game 2010" in the German Developer Awards.

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Giebelstadt, 2 nd of December 2010

Giebelstadt/Germany, 2 nd of December 2010. The Best Mobile Game 2010 award goes to Anno - Create a New World! HandyGames™, the leading German publisher of mobile games, celebrates with its license partners and representatives of the video games industry the triumph of the building sim hit game Anno - Create a New World at the award ceremony in the Lichtburg in Essen.

"We're very happy with having won the award and we would like to thank all our fans who voted for our game in the public voting for the best Mobile Game of the Year!", comments Christopher Kassulke, CEO of HandyGames™. "We'd also like to thank our developer team, our partner Advanced Mobile Applications and the Aruba Events team, which made the German Developer Award possible."

Stephan Reichart, CEO of Aruba Events, on the importance of high-quality mobile games: "Mobile games are one of the most competitive sectors of the games industry. This makes quality particularly important for the long-term success of mobile games developers."

As a little thank-you gift, Anno - Create a New World is now available at a reduced special offer price on all German-language mobile games portals, as well as in the Nokia OVI Store and the Sony Ericsson Play Now Arena.

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About HandyGames™:

HandyGames™ is one of the leading independent developers and publishers of mobile games. The company has offices in Giebelstadt, Germany, and has its very own international distribution network. The company was founded in 2000 by Markus Kassulke, Christopher Kassulke and Udo Bausewein, has more than 35 employees and plans to expand further.

The huge and diverse variety of products, which all excel by high quality, consists of downloadable and pre-installed games, as well as applications and games for the mobile Internet. The games support platforms like JavaME, Blackberry, Android, iPhone / iPad / iPod touch and soon Windows Mobile 7. HandyGames™ has developed top sellers such as Anno – Create a New World, Aces of the Luftwaffe, the Townsmen series, Devils and Demons, Shark or Die, Guns’n’Glory and Panzer Panic. The company’s long-time success is reflected in close co-operations with producers of mobile phones and network operators, as well as in the many international awards it has won.

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About Aruba Events:

Aruba Events GmbH is Germany's leading event agency for Games industry events. Amongst others, Aruba has been organizing the famous ‘German Game Developer Award’ since 2004, the most successful German developer conference ‘Quo Vadis’ since 2003 in Berlin, Europe's first cultural festival focused on gaming, the ‘Living Games Festival’ since 2007, and, since 2010, Europe’s biggest public games award, the ‘European Games Award’. Both the German Game Developer Award and the Living Games Festival are official projects of the European Capital of Culture RUHR.2010.

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