SNAP: Nokia’s Solution to a Looming Mobile Crisis

July 29th, 2005 by Arjan Olsder Posted in Multiplayer Gaming | No Comments »

Nokia believes that the mobile games industry currently has way too many multiplayer and development technologies. If a standard isn’t adopted, the industry will be facing a crisis, says Nokia’s Lisa Waits. Nokia is confident that its SNAP technology is the answer. In fact, they believe it will do for mobile gaming what Windows did for the PC.

Nokia’s N-Gage, as a static console and as a direct competitor with Sony and Nintendo, has been a certifiable sales flop. However, instead of just taking a significant bath from the N-Gage investment, the Finnish company instead used that experience and that foothold to give themselves some very valuable leverage in the mobile space. Read on …

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    Arjan Olsder is the Vice President of Pixalon Studios. Opinions expressed on this publication do not have to represent those of Pixalon Studios.


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