August 12, 2008

Wireless Week

Handango Inks Deal with EA Mobile

Handango announced a deal to distribute top casual game favorites from the mobile division of Electronic Arts.EA mobile titles including Madden NFL 08, The Sims 2, The Sims Bowling, Monopoly Here & Now, Tetris, Bejeweled and more are now available on smartphone platforms including Windows Mobile, BlackBerry and Symbian UIQ through Handango's Web properties and Handango's on-device client, InHand.Handango will offer EA mobile games on one of Europe's largest platforms, Symbian UIQ. Titles including The Sims 2 Pets, EA Sports FIFAManager08 and Tetris will be available in English, French, Italian, German and Spanish.According to a recent study by Gartner, worldwide smartphone sales are up nearly 30% from last year.