Manufacturers Turn Mobile Phones Into Gaming Machines

By: Gary Parsons

Sat on a bus, the tube or are you a passenger in a workmates car? You'll find a lot of people like to use their phone to pass time, either by listening to music, sending messages to their friends or getting engrossed into the latest games on their mobile phone. Whatever you prefer; the passion for the latest games on our mobile phones has never been stronger.

Nokia initially took the market by storm when it released the Nokia N-Gage Phone and has recently announced that it will be adding the next generation N-Gage platform to 7 exclusively compatible S60 smartphones. Don't worry though, you won't need to have one of these phones if you simply want to play a game on your mobile but you'll be guaranteed a much better experience.

NVIDIA, graphics expert and a company that is already popular with PC gamers for their high performance graphics cards, has also given mobile phone owners extra reason to be excited as it continues to expand its relationships with many of the major manufacturers of mobile phones.

So, are we due a gaming boom within this sector?

Since details of a patent application were unveiled online, rumours have been bouncing around the internet about Sony Ericsson releasing a phone to take mobile gaming to a whole new level. What was first thought to be an addition to the Playstation brand, the plans show just how Sony Ericsson are planning to change the style of their phones to enhance their users experience. The phone is rumoured to be out in February 2008.

If you don't have one of these specifically designed games mobiles then you're not going to miss out. In the same way that you're able to add and change certain features on your phones, the ability to add games is also available to you. There are many ways in which you can do this, either free of charge, paying monthly subscriptions or purchasing individual games. One way people are able to access the latest games is via their mobile phones, simply logging online and taking advantage of the popular 3G technology; they're able to download the latest games in seconds, being charged via their monthly mobile phone bills or using the credit on their pre-pay handset.

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