Qualcomm Incorporated (NASDAQ: QCOM) today at Uplinq 2012 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. The new games include critically acclaimed “Max Payne Mobile” from Rockstar Games, “Cut the Rope” from ZeptoLab, “Death Rally” from Remedy Entertainment Ltd., and “Team Dragon” from Khaeon Gamestudio, which will launch with a one-year exclusive on Snapdragon-enabled Android devices.
Known for its stylish and groundbreaking gunplay, the original “Max Payne” has won multiple awards over the years, including Best PC Game from the British Academy of Film and Television Arts, the Golden Joystick Award from Dennis Publishing, Best Game of 2001 from the European Computer Trade Show, Best PC Action Game from The Electric Playground, Best PC Game of 2001 from Amazon.com, Best Xbox Game from GameSpot, and the Editor’s Choice Award from IGN.
“These gaming additions and relationships bolster the Snapdragon GamePack as the platform of choice for consumers looking for the optimal mobile gaming experience,” said Raj Talluri, senior vice president of product management at Qualcomm. “Qualcomm continues to bring console-quality gaming experiences to always-connected devices through the combination of exciting titles like ‘Max Payne Mobile,’ along with the graphics and wireless technology expertise that we design into each new Snapdragon processor.”
Additionally, Qualcomm announced it has entered into an agreement with developer Gameloft to bring 23 of the venerable game developer’s most popular titles to Google Play as part of the Snapdragon GamePack, including “Adventures of TinTin,” “BackStabHD,” “Block Breaker 3 ULTD,” “Order and Chaos Online HD” and “Ice Age Village.”
The Snapdragon GamePack launched at Qualcomm’s Uplinq mobile developer conference in 2011 and has continued to grow. Consumers can access these new titles through Qualcomm’s Snapdragon GameCommand™ mobile app, which is available for download to most commercial Snapdragon-powered Android devices via Google Play. Snapdragon GameCommand enables users to quickly discover and download the latest Snapdragon featured, enhanced and exclusive games. It also helps gamers organize and launch all their favorite games in one place, with the added bonus of accessing the latest gaming news from top known sites.
Qualcomm will have a large focus on the mobile gaming developer community at its upcoming Uplinq 2012 conference, including a super session by Raj Talluri, “Snapdragon Processors Powering the Next Million-Dollar App.” Uplinq 2012 programming is designed to provide software developers a cross-platform view of how to exploit the complete hardware-software systems in today’s leading mobile devices, while fostering the business connections essential to making money in mobile. The conference will be held June 27-28 in San Diego, with Mr. Talluri’s super session taking place June 28th at 1:15 p.m. PDT. More information is available at www.uplinq.com.
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