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EirplayGames


Mobile Gaming

Presentation


A bit about us



Casual gaming: games for non
-
gamers



Wireless gaming: downloadable games



Working on wireless

EirplayGames: About us

Specialists in mobile multiplayer sports games. Peer
-
to
-
peer &
community gaming using in
-
house proprietary technology


Founded by the ex
-
Vivendi Universal Games developers.
Experienced mobile game development team


12 mobile games published to date; with publishers AirGames,
Handango, Nokia TradePoint, Selatra


Members of Sun, Nokia, Motorola, Sony Ericsson & Siemens mobile
developer programmes


Won the 'Game Developer of the Year' award at the O2 Digital
Media Awards (Ireland)


Located in the Digital Hub, Ireland's Digital Media Enterprise Park


Games Industry Profile

A ‘hits’ driven $20bn plus media market


Key Players

Publishers

Hardware Manufactures

Developers

Retailers

Consumers


Market segments

Core gaming
-

PC, console, handheld, online

Casual gaming
-

Web, mobile, PC


Casual Gaming



Deliberate move by the traditional games industry to
expand the market



Games for the mass market: older game players, female
game players, non
-
technical game players



New technologies allows games to be deployed on
consumer devices such as PDAs, interactive TV and
mobile phones



Games types for newer devices; Word/puzzles, sports,
licensed games (film/pop), location based

Wireless Gaming



WAP /Mobile browser


SMS/MMS


Downloadable (Java/Brew)


Dedicated Mobile Gaming Devices (N
-
Gage)

Multiplayer Games

4


4


2






Peer
-
to
-
peer gaming

Soccer tactical game
(2.5G)

Real
-
time version (3G)
due 2007



Soccer Mobile Manager






Community gaming

Up to 75,000 players per server

Game lasts 6 to 9 months



Standard Games

Java Mobile Games

3


6 months development time

Delivered OTA (Over the Air)

Limited capabilities at present (MIDP 1)

Played for short periods

Players: predominately male at present

Most popular games: sports, puzzles, action

New platform = new content


Growth Areas

Mobile handset hardware


3D

Online applications

Location based gaming

Dedicated mobile gaming handsets


Working on Wireless


Much of the same skills needed for PC / console games

Software: Java, though other languages always
preferable

Art: same tools such as Photoshop, 3D Max. More focus
on 2D, plus drawing skills vital!!!

Level Design: Experience of PC, console, online &
mobile games, plus other media

Qualifications count…..

EirplayGames

Eirplay

Email:


info@eirplaygames.com

Web:


www.eirplaygames.com