Beijing Olympic Games coming to mobile phones via SEGA and Glu
Leading mobile game publisher Glu has announced their partnering with SEGA Europe to publish Beijing 2008, The Official Mobile Phone Game of the Olympic Games and Sonic at the Olympic Games, throughout Australia, New Zealand and EMEA.
Beijing 2008, developed by SEGA, will bring all the excitement of the Olympic Games to the mobile arena, and will allow mobile gamers to fully enjoy the “Olympic Spirit”, and has four events along with control schemes for the novice and experienced gamers alike.
The partnering of SEGA and Glu for Beijing 2008 is an extension of their ongoing continued partnership of successful previous SEGA titles being published to the mobile world by Glu.
Managing Director of Publishing: EMEA, Glu, Frank Keeling, said: “We’re delighted to bring the official game of the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games to the mobile platform. Publishing the Official Mobile Phone Games for the world’s premier sports event is a source of huge pride for us, and it furthers our excellent relationship with SEGA.”
While Marketing Director of SEGA Europe Ltd, Gary Knight, stated: “Combining an enjoyable game with a truly global sporting license will provide a fantastic sports game experience for gamers everywhere. We’re extremely happy to continue our thriving partnership with Glu which continues to deliver fantastic franchises for the mobile phone game format.”
This could actually be cool for mobile games, being able to play on their mobile games as the real Olympic are going on.
Source — mcvuk