Playphone Waxes Nostalgic with Space Invaders and Other Classics for Mobile Phones
Taito Gives PlayPhone Access to the Archives to Mobilize Some of the Game Industry's Most Well-Known Titles
SAN FRANCISCO - Game Developers Conference - Mar. 7, 2007 - Anyone with a mobile phone can be a part of video game history by choosing to download classic video game titles from Taito including "Space Invaders," "Arkanoid" and "Bust-A-Move" to their mobile handsets at PlayPhone.com.
"For those of us who grew up with games like 'Space Invaders,' making these classics available for mobile devices is the perfect way to get to play these games again without being tied to a console or an arcade machine," said Ron Czerny, chief executive officer at PlayPhone. "Simple gameplay and one or two button controls work so nicely on the mobile platform, serving to satisfy the old school player and introduce a whole new generation to Taito's timeless game catalog."
The complete list of new and classic Taito titles available for download for mobile phones at PlayPhone.com is as follows:
- Space Invaders
- 3D Space Invaders
- Bubble Bobble
- Chase H.Q. 3D
- Elevator Action 3D
- The Legend of Kage
PlayPhone is a leading mobile media company providing cutting edge entertainment content and personalization to mobile consumers anytime, anywhere. PlayPhone founded the direct-to-consumer mobile media distribution standard in 2003 and continues to establish new means for delivering wireless entertainment. PlayPhone is based in San Jose, Calif. and is funded by top venture firms Menlo Ventures and Cardinal Venture Capital.
# # #