Increasingly powerful handsets are fast becoming the ultimate gaming consoles
By Gregory Mone
Posted 07.19.2005 at 12:00 pm 0 Comments
Now that you can play live poker with friends in other cities, trawl for cyberfish, or woo virtual girlfriends—all on your cellphone—calling someone seems almost passé. Mobile gaming is booming. The typical carrier already offers hundreds of downloadable games, and sales are expected to jump from $72 million (last year) to $430 million by 2009. With more than 140 million U.S.
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