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Mobile Gaming Speakers Announced for Casuality Seattle

Learn more about the success of casual games on the wireless platform

Seattle, WA. - May 31, 2006 - Casuality Seattle announced today mobile gaming speakers for Casuality Seattle: A Conference for Casual Game Developers, Publishers and Distributors. The event will be held in Downtown Seattle at Benaroya Hall June 27-29.

Following the positive response from mobile game sessions for Casuality Europe in Amsterdam this last February, Casuality Seattle will offer more in-depth mobile gaming content. The sessions are designed to help casual game developers, publishers and distributors enter the wireless gaming market and help those already in the mobile game market to share success stories. .

"Casual games continue to be top sellers on the mobile platform," said Robert Nashak, Senior VP, Chief Creative Officer, Glu Mobile. "In our session, we will take a behind-the-scenes look at the do's and don'ts of successful mobile game design."

Attendees to Casuality Seattle will learn more about how to design a successful mobile game, why mobile customers like casual games, alternate channels for mobile games, and how to enter the mobile market without experience in mobile development.

"It's no secret that some of the most popular mobile games in the world are casual titles," said Craig Holland, CEO of Freeze Tag and Mobile Strategy Director for the Casual Games Association. "At Casuality Seattle, we're bringing together some of the most talented and knowledgeable experts in the mobile gaming field to help everyone raise the bar."

Confirmed mobile game industry speakers:

"Why Casual Games Appeal to Mobile Customers"
Tammy Robinson, Manager, Game Content, Verizon Wireless
Matt Gillis, VP Business Development, Cosmic Infinity
Anders Evju, General Manager, Americas, I-play
moderator: Jerry Rocha, Director, Mobile Content, Telephia

"Alternative Channels For Casual Games"
Bryan Trussel, Group Manager, Microsoft Casual Games
Ken Ruck, Senior Director, Wireless MTV Networks
Raj Singh, Co-Founder, ToneThis
moderator: Craig Holland, CEO, Freeze Tag

"Designing Casual Games for the Mobile Platform"
Oliver Miao, CEO, Centerscore
John Szeder, CEO MoFactor
Kyu C. Lee, President, GameVil
moderator: Robert Nashak, Senior VP, Chief Creative Officer, Glu Mobile

"How To Get Started In Mobile"
Steve Smith, President, Fresh Games
Dan Kopycienski, Director, Octopi Mobile Games
Derrick Morton, General Manager Mobile, GameHouse/Real Arcade
moderator: Mike Yuen, Qualcomm

About The Casual Games Association's Casuality Seattle:
The Casual Games Association's Casuality Seattle is designed for industry professionals, industry executives, and professionals interested in creating, marketing and distributing games for everyone. The event will allow plenty of opportunities for networking and meetings as well as detailed and informative workshops for those looking to expand their knowledge of casual games.
For more information on Casuality Seattle please visit: http://seattle.casuality.org/

Media Contacts

Casual Games Association

Craig Holland
+1 (714) 277-4424

Christine Souliere
+1 (801) 499-1985

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