Press Release – free for immediate release
Giebelstadt, 27th of July 2009
Giebelstadt/Germany, 27th of July 2009. As from now, customers of the Austrian mobile operator Hutchison 3G Austria can access a large selection of over 40 mobile online games developed by the company HandyGames™. For a monthly ticket price of EURO 4.99, classics such as casino games collection, sudoku or brain trainer, as well as thrilling trivia games, strategy and action titles will be offered via eight game channels.
"Top explosive issues such as social gaming and online communities give online games on mobile phones a new lease of life", comments Christopher Kassulke, CEO of HandyGames™, on the cooperation with Hutchison 3G Austria. "Our games and applications do not only provide end users with hours of fun. They also increase the use of mobile internet and are thus generating the data traffic within the networks."
"Our longstanding and reliable partner HandyGamesTM makes it possible to offer games to all our customers at 3Handy. All 3Mobile phones, irrespective of age and type, are Internet enabled and are therefore the perfect platform for online games. At the same time, we fulfil our customers' desire for playing on their way without having to install any software", says Fabian Seydewitz, Head of Products & Services at Hutchison 3G Austria.
HandyGames™ has been creating since over 10 years online games for mobile phones and the company's wide portfolio includes different genres. The games are already localized into many languages and can quickly and easily be integrated into operational online portals of network carriers. Features such as highscore and multiplayer modes ensure the end customer lasting motivation. The games can be customized to accommodate to any business model – from free-to-play, pay-per-play, pay-per-event to monthly subscriptions, every model is feasible.
More information at: www.handy-games.com
HandyGames™ is one of the leading independent developers and publishers of mobile games. The company has offices in Giebelstadt, Germany and in Bucharest, Romania 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 J2ME, Blackberry and iPhone / iPod touch. HandyGames™ has developed top sellers such as Gothic 3 – The Beginning, Panzer Tactics, Aces of the Luftwaffe, the Townsmen series, Dynamite Fishing and Bridge Bloxx. 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.
Hutchison 3G Austria GmbH started in May 2003 with the brand 3 as the first sole mobile multi media provider in Austria. 3 offers multimedia products such as mobile television, music, video calling on the UMTS-handset and in addition provides the classic ways of communication (voice calling, SMS and MMS) and as well mobile broadband. 3 has enriched its offer with popular internet services such as Facebook, Google and eBay on every 3mobile and moreover Skype and Windows Live Messenger on selected 3mobile phones. Furthermore 3 provides more than 50 mobileTV and radio channels via UMTS- streaming and via DVB-H on 3mobiles as well on 3data modems. Hutchison 3G Austria GmbH counts 713.000 customers (as per March 2009), 20,7 Mio. customers worldwide, and is wholly owned by Hutchison Whampoa Limited in Hong Kong.
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