Artificial Life to Develop 3G Mobile Games with CBS Digital Media: This is an interesting development ? Artificial Life is best known for its innovative and advanced mobile games such as V-Girl and Virtual Penguins?as far as I?m aware this is the first time the company will create branded games.
O2 Offers Horror Mobisodes: ?Zone Mobile has linked up with prodco Pure Grass Films to launch When Evil Calls in 20?2 minute mobisodes on the UK?s O2 network on October 23, ahead of Halloween?The series will be available for download via the O2 Active portal film section or by texting to receive a WAP push with a WAP URL to link users directly to the series. But in view of some violent and sexually explicit scenes, O2 will be respecting the 21.00 watershed to safeguard younger viewers.?
Mobile Streams To Distribute Private Media: Adult content producer Private Media has signed a distribution deal with Mobile Streams throught Latin America, North America and Asia. ?Under the terms of the agreement, Mobile Streams will be responsible for the development and distribution of Private?s comprehensive portfolio of multimedia-rich products including streaming mobile TV channels, video clips, games, wallpapers and MMS content. Mobile Streams will utilize the full functionality of Vuesia, its highly acclaimed mobile content delivery platform to mobilize Private?s content.?
Twofour Releases Paparazzi Mobishow: Twofour Convergence TV has launched Mr Papparazzi Mobile, a weekly mobishow which ?features five weekly celebrity stories, delivered to mobile phones with accompanying picture of video exclusives, with what Twofour?s TV chief Philip Bourchier O?Ferrall calls ?a strong call to action for user-generated content.? Mr Papparazzi.com has also been revamped.
Leilani Reveals Sexy Pair: Glamour model Leilani Dowding has teamed up with Selatra to release a couple of mobile games, Sexy Golf and Sexy Hold ?Em Poker. ?Both titles are licensed, supported and hosted by the model - voted one of the 100 sexiest women by readers of FHM magazine.? She seems to be doing a fair bit with mobile.
Housewives go mobile in SE Asia: Buena Vista International Television has signed its first mobile live-action series content deal in South-east Asia with multimedia and interactivity company ABS-CBN Interactive (ABSi)?The deal makes Desperate Housewives and Grey?s Anatomy available to ABSi?s 3G mobile customers in the Philippines. Tying in with the broadcast are sneak peeks of the second season, behind-the-scenes and recap clips, plus SMS Infotext, wallpaper and WAP sites.
Rafael Nadal Slams onto Mobile Phones: Number two ranked tennis player Rafael Nadal has signed a deal with Versaly Entertainment to ?develop, produce and distribute mobile wallpapers, ringtones, text messages and video of Rafael ?Rafa? Nadal?.
Telefonica Moviles Signs Live Entertainment Channel: Telefonica Moviles has signed a deal with Swedish-based Kamera for its live entertainment channel WOW! TV. It will launch soon as part of the carriers plan to provide 12 live TV channels to its 3G customers. WOW! TV features music, movies, fashion and celebrity news and gossip, and is carried by over 20 mobile operators worldwide as a clip service or as a live, streamed channel.
Text Messaging Gets Personal: Airwide Solutions has announced AirMessenger Personal, a family of network-level applications that lets subscribers add personalized enhancements to their SMS (short messaging service). ?AirMessenger Personal brings e-mail and parental control features to SMS while also providing enhanced security for subscribers.?