BARCELONA, Spain, Feb. 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Glu Mobile Inc. (Nasdaq: GLUU), a leading global publisher of social games for smartphone and tablet devices, today announced games developed for the Sony Ericsson Xperia Play. Led by Glu's original title Gun Bros, the Xperia Play gaming portfolio also includes Guitar Hero® 6, Family Guy®: Time Warped and original Glu title Super KO Boxing 2.
The pairing of Xperia Play's unique gaming features with Android's robust Gingerbread platform affords Glu opportunities to introduce new game features specific to Xperia Play's PlayStation certified controls and D-pad design. Glu and Sony Ericsson will continue to collaborate on mobile gaming development for the Xperia Play and expect to launch additional titles during 2011.
"Glu is committed to bringing great mobile gaming experiences to mobile devices – regardless of platform. Our strategic relationship with Sony Ericsson positions us to deliver the Glu social mobile gaming experience to consumer audiences worldwide," said Niccolo de Masi, CEO of Glu. "The advanced features and capabilities of the Xperia Play demonstrate the significant potential of mobile gaming and we are pleased to continue delivering rich mobile games for Sony Ericsson's newest mobile devices."
Glu is a leading developer for mobile games on Android platforms, including Gingerbread and Android 3.0 (Honeycomb), and will be one of the first developers to utilize Android's In App Purchasing (IAP). With more than 25 games already available on Android devices, Glu is committed to continued Android development for the Sony Ericsson Xperia Play, and other smartphone and tablet devices.
About Glu Mobile
Glu Mobile (NASDAQ:GLUU) is a leading global publisher of social games for smartphone and tablet devices. Glu's unique technology platform enables its titles to be accessible to a broad audience of consumers all over the world - supporting iOS, Android, Palm, Windows Phone 7 devices and beyond. Glu is focused on bringing the best in social, freemium, cross-platform mobile gaming experiences to the mass market. Founded in 2001, Glu is headquartered in San Francisco and has major offices in Brazil, China, Russia and the UK. Glu is focused on creating compelling original IP and also partners with leading entertainment brands including Activision, Atari, Caesar's and Fox. Consumers can find high-quality, fresh entertainment created exclusively for their mobile devices wherever they see the 'g' character logo or at www.glu.com. For live updates, please follow Glu via Twitter at www.twitter.com/glumobile or become a Glu fan at Facebook.com/glumobile.
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