Technology has always driven the game industry forward and introduced newopportunities to create compelling user experiences and positive surprises forthe consumers. While technology has been the main driver, the importance ofusability cannot be underestimated. Today, the game industry is facing thechallenge and opportunity to bring games available for the population of over abillion cell phone users around the world. With this, cell phones are quicklybecoming a platform for game play and a large one at that. Unlike consolegames, there are numerous platforms to play in the mobile game space, alsoknown as wireless game play, and mobile service providers play a large role inwhat games you can get and play. No matter what type of mobile game you'reworking with (i.e. which platform - Nokia, Sony, etc. - or what type of game -simpletext message games, highly developed Java games, console-like richgames, etc.) the challenge is the same: How do you make mobile games easy to obtainand use? With so many variables, developers and designers are in need of abook that shows them what they need to know. New Riders Games brings youthe book that will help solve it all. Through a partnership with Nokia, we bringthe book that will teach you how to work within the wireless game world. TheNokia N-Gage platform is the tool that will be used to teach the hands-on tipsand techniques developers and designers need to know.About the Author:
Jouni Paavilainen is one of the leading analysts of wireless gaming and emerging telecom technologies. He is a member of Accenture Digital Innovation Lab where he pilots and evaluates the most recent wireless technologies and concepts. He lives in Espoo, Finland, with his wife and a son.
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Descripción New Riders Games, 2003. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. Nº de ref. de la librería DADAX0735713758
Descripción New Riders Games, 2003. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. Nº de ref. de la librería P110735713758