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Verizon Wireless announced their latest mobile game offering today, entitled Rigonauts. We worked with Verizon and Engient, the developers of the game, to bring this Snapdragon-optimized Android game exclusively to Verizon Wireless customers for a two-week period, starting 10/9 and ending 10/23.
Today at our Uplinq mobile developer conference 2012, we announced the addition of new games to the Snapdragon™ GamePack, which already catalogs more than 100 featured games for Snapdragon-enabled, Android- and Windows-based smartphones and tablets.
And by cool, we’re not referring to its looks. Heat isn’t something gadget users always worry about. However, there are circumstances when a mobile device will heat up significantly, say, when you’re playing a 3D intensive game, chatting with video enabled, or watching an HD movie continuously for long periods of time.
Gamers of all skill levels descended on Lexington Social House, a swank music lounge located smack in the middle of Hollywood and Vine, to partake in a pre-qualifier that would land them the opportunity to break a Guiness Book of World record.
Would you like to see your name in the Guinness World Records™? No, we’re not suggesting you wear a beard made of bees. Instead we’re setting up the Snapdragon™ Gaming World Record Challenge at E3 in Los Angeles on Tuesday, June 5 and Wednesday, June 6.
On the eve of the 2012 Game Developers Conference in San Francisco, we’ve announced some additional games that will be available exclusively for Android devices featuring Snapdragon processors. Qualcomm has worked closely with developers of these games to fully maximize the power of Snapdragon mobile processors and their embedded GPUs to bring a better gaming experience to mobile users.
Today Qualcomm is introducing a new way for our customers, our industry colleagues and consumers to identify the Snapdragon chipset that fits their needs. Those of you who know us well know that our current Snapdragon family of processors has grown to encompass over 15 different chips with feature sets that target mass market smartphones all the way through high end smartphones and tablets. And, although our Snapdragon chips are called processors, they are really system on chip solutions.
Unlike the chocolate and peanut butter in Reese’s chocolate peanut butter cups, it was no accident that Snapdragon and the Xperia PLAY found themselves together. This week Sony Ericsson launched the Xperia PLAY at Verizon, with Qualcomm’s Snapdragon MSM8255 mobile processor with Adreno 205 Graphics Processing Unit (GPU) inside.
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