Korea: Cell-Phone Games Become Big Business

December 21st, 2004 by Arjan Olsder Posted in Trends | 1 Comment »

Some of us may take a nap, read a newspaper or listen to music on a bus or subway train. Kim Tae-gyun, 28, an employee at a semi-conductor company, spends his time killing monsters, hitting winning homeruns or playing poker.

Advanced handsets with wider and colorful screens enable users to enjoy various mobile games. That is, unless he is interrupted by a phone call.

“Since I carry my cell phone with me all the time, mobile games are fun, and more than good for killing time,” Kim said. He usually plays mobile games for more than an hour each day and downloads two or three games a month at a fee of 2,000 won each. More …

    One Response to “Korea: Cell-Phone Games Become Big Business”

    1. Andrew says:

      I am a complete mobile gaming freak and spend most of my free time on playing all the latest mobile games. And i have recently discovered a site which offers free mobile games and free downloadable cell phone games for almost all brands of mobile phones.

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