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January 06, 2011

Glu Mobile to Deliver Unparalleled Gaming Experiences Announced at CES

As a result of a strategic partnership that was announced at the Consumer Electronics Show at Las Vegas, Glu Mobile Inc. and NVIDIA will get together to enhance the gaming experience for Android (News - Alert) Tablet and mobile users.

Glu Mobile Inc., a leading global publisher of social games for smartphone and tablet devices, has been developing and publishing games on the Android Platform using cutting-edge technology. With over 22 games already live on the Android platform, Glu Mobile is working directly with NVIDIA (News - Alert) in the development of games showcasing the Android platform and Tegra 2 mobile superchip. 

In a press release, Niccolo de Masi, CEO of Glu. Mobile, said that their vision of bringing high-performance social gaming experiences to consumers on tablets was only possible with key partnerships like the ones with NVIDIA. He further added that with the rapid growth of tablet usage, the company look forward to delivering compelling social mobile games that utilized cutting-edge technology in these devices.

The Tegra 2 mobile superchip enables multitasking with the first mobile dual-core CPU, a superior mobile Web experience with up to two times faster browsing, hardware accelerated Flash, and console-quality gaming with an ultra-low power GeForce GPU. Tegra's multimedia capabilities allow developers and publishers like Glu Mobile (News - Alert) to deliver an even more immersive gaming experience for Android devices.  

Glu's VP of Marketing, Mike Breslin, participated in a panel discussion at the Digital Hollywood event on January 5, 2011 from 10:00 – 11:00 am in STC1 of the Las Vegas Convention Center. As part of the Digital Hollywood Smartphone and Tablet Conference, the panel focused on "Establishing the Personalized Entertainment and Communications Experience."  

The company is focused on bringing the best in social, freemium, cross-platform mobile gaming experiences to the mass market and its unique technology platform enables its titles to be accessible to a broad audience of consumers all over the world - supporting iOS, Android, Palm, Windows Phone (News - Alert) 7 devices and beyond. 

Founded in 2001, Glu Mobile is headquartered in San Francisco and has major offices in Brazil, China, Russia and the U.K.

In a related news release, Glu Mobile Inc. , announced strong early momentum for its first social mobile games: Gun Bros and Toyshop Adventures. In a matter of weeks, Gun Bros and Toyshop Adventures each generated more than 1M downloads from the App Store.

Mini Swamy is a contributing editor for TMCnet. To read more of her articles, please visit her columnist page.

Edited by Jaclyn Allard

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