Qualcomm's GameCommand ready for Android Market debut
Qualcomm has all but wrapped up work on their answer to NVIDIA’s TegraZone and expect to open the doors next week. Dropping in the Android Market on January 10th (first day of CES), Snapdragon GameCommand will give consumers and gamers a quick way to find Snapdragon optimized, featured and exclusive games. What’s more, it will also offer feeds from top gaming-related news sites to keep people informed of news and trends.
At launch Snapdragon GameCommand will feature more than 100 optimized games for phones and tablets, including Fight Game Heroes (Khaeon Gamestudio), Bunny Maze 3D (Eyelead Software), and Desert Winds (Southend Interactive). Expect to see the game portal drop in the Android Market for North America next week with other markets following at a later date.
Snapdragon GameCommand to Launch on Android Market at CES 2012
UFC Fighter Alistair “The Reem” Overreem to be Onsite at Qualcomm’s Booth Showcasing One of the Latest Games Optimized for Snapdragon Devices
Snapdragon GameCommand will enable users to easily access and play many of the over 100 Snapdragon™ GamePack featured games on a wide range of mobile phones and tablets. The Snapdragon GamePack includes several titles exclusively available on Snapdragon devices running on Android for a limited time, including “Fight Game Heroes” from Khaeon Gamestudio. “Fight Game Heroes” features head-to-head battles with real MMA fighters, including multiple combat champion and UFC fighter Alistair “The Reem” Overeem. Visitors to CES will have the chance to meet the 6′-5″, 265-pound Overeem in-person and watch as he takes on Qualcomm executives in live rounds of “Fight Game Heroes” at the Qualcomm Booth in the LVCC South Hall, Upper Level, Booth #30313.
Other exclusive games that are accessible to consumers with Snapdragon GameCommand include titles such as “Bunny Maze 3D” from Eyelead Software and “Desert Winds™” from Southend Interactive. In “Bunny Maze 3D”, players help the adventurous Bunny get back his stolen carrots, in a cheerful journey through a magical world. In the “Desert Winds” mini-game players take on the persona of princess Amira as she battles gruesome creatures of the desert to save her people.
“With mobile gaming proliferating at a blistering pace, apps like Snapdragon GameCommand make it easy for consumers to discover and access the most advanced Snapdragon optimized games,” says Dave Durnil, director of advanced gaming at Qualcomm. “With exclusive and highly-anticipated games like ‘Fight Game Heroes’ and ‘The Reem’ Snapdragon mobile gaming is really starting to heat up.”
Snapdragon GameCommand is expected to be available in North America at launch and will be available in other markets at a later date.
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