Nokia SNAPs Up Sega Online Gaming Technology
Aug 20, 2003, 10:56 AM by (staff)
Nokia and SEGA Corporation today announced that Nokia will acquire assets of Sega.com Inc., a subsidiary of SEGA. Sega.com's SNAP (SEGA Network Application Package) technology will become the core online multi-player gaming engine for Nokia's online gaming efforts, including the N-Gage™ game deck. The N-Gage will be available worldwide October 7.
Moto Gamepad Mod Hits Verizon Aug. 25 for $80
Verizon Wireless recently provided details on the availability and cost of the Moto Gamepad Mod for the Z2 Play and Z2 Force smartphones. The Gamepad, available for preorder via Verizon's web site, will ship by August 25.
YouTube Gaming Hits the Start Button
Google today fully launched its stand-alone YouTube Gaming site. The site features dedicated search algorithms so results focus on games.
Nokia Updates HERE Maps for Android and Windows
Nokia today announced sweeping updates to its HERE Maps application for the Android and Windows Phone platforms. The chief goal of this update was to improve the accuracy of maps worldwide with new/changed roads.
Nintendo Pushes 'Start' On Mobile Game Development
Nintendo today announced plans to develop games for mobile devices, including smartphones and tablets. The move is an about-face for the gaming company, which has steadfastly insisted on supporting only its gaming consoles.