Friday, August 13, 2010

Microsoft To Make Games For Mobile Phones

After making games for the Xbox 360 and PC, the software giant is planning to to bring games for mobile phones. A job posting over on Microsoft's website reveals that"Microsoft Games Studios is establishing a new Studio - MGS Mobile Gaming - focused on bringing games and entertainment to the mobile life that people lead."

"Our vision is to deliver games and entertainment so good that people will want them always with them, on a service that makes them social, connected and relevant anywhere their life goes," the company adds. "The Mobile Gaming team is building industry leading products that showcase our Windows Phone platform as well as emerging mobile platforms, and will help realize Microsoft's connected entertainment vision. The Mobile Gaming studio will be the hub for MGS franchises and titles on mobile devices and a center of excellence for mobile games."

MGS Mobile Gaming will support first party development, evangelize mobile gaming across MGS, and drive technical platform and service requests back to the parent organization and other business units in phone development. In addition, as the center of excellence for mobile games, the studio will develop showcase internal mobile games and entertainment experiences, while acting as the technical hub and spearhead for mobile game technology.

And to shape up its plan, the company is already on the lookout for experienced professionals who can "help build a world class mobile development group."

With this information, let's hope Microsoft come up with some interesting stuffs and giving a whole new dimension to mobile gaming.

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