Telecom Lead India: MediaTek, a leading fabless
semiconductor company for wireless communications and digital multimedia
solutions, announced strategic partnership with mobile gaming giant Gameloft to
fully support a wide range of gaming applications available on MediaTek’s
feature and smartphone platform solutions.
Gameloft has also begun to allocate dedicated R&D
team and resource for the development of games that will run on MediaTek’s
mobile phone platforms.
A recent survey carried out by IT research firm SuperData
has found that mobile gaming will be a $7.5 billion market by 2015E, more
than triple the $2.7 billion that it is today. According to the survey Asia is
currently the largest market for mobile gaming, with revenues forecasted to
total $3.2 billion by 2015E, accounting for 40 percent of the total
MediaTek and Gameloft have come together to offer high
quality games supported by MediaTek’s high performance mobile platforms that
can meet the increasing demands of gamers regarding speed and multimedia
MediaTek also announced its newest single chip solution,
the MT6255, which will come pre-loaded with Asphalt 6: Adrenaline,
Gameloft’s most popular racing game to date, as well as trial versions of three
other best selling games, Block Breaker 3, Assassin’s Creed Revelations,
and Brain Challenge 3 : Think Again! – all at no extra cost to
Besides, Gameloft has already begun to funnel resources
and game development teams in France, Vietnam, and China to create games that
will run on MediaTek powered mobile platforms.
With the rapid development of mobile Internet
applications and services, mobile gaming has become one of the leading
value-added service and application in the mobile Internet industry today,”
said Ching-Jiang Hsieh, president of MediaTek.
I see our new partnership with Gameloft as a major
breakthrough for the industry: With MediaTek’s strong platform customization
and Gameloft’s cutting-edge game development capabilities, together we will be
able to bring even more value to mobile phones, thereby increasing the
competitive edge of our customers among mobile phone industry,” Hsieh added.
Gameloft has been present on the Chinese market for over
10 years with strong business and creation teams.
In sync with Mediatek’s philosophy, Gameloft’s mission
is to provide a good experience to the mass market at a very reasonable price.
Together we share the vision of leveraging our mutual technology and experience
to serve the needs of the public in the broadest way possible,” said Gonzague
de Vallois, senior vice president of Gameloft.
MediaTek collaborates with D-Link to deliver Wi-Fi Cloud
Recently MediaTek announced that its Wi-Fi system-on-a-chip
(SoC), the RT6856, has been incorporated into D-Link’s latest Wi-Fi cloud