Mobile Game Mosh: An Overnight Success

Parsons the New School for Design hosted a 24-hour competition to create new games for mobile phones. Judges were impressed by the fast action

Last year, 5 million to 6 million American mobile-phone subscribers downloaded at least one game a month. That rate remains unchanged from 2004, according to a March study released by Seattle researcher M:Metrics. In the same report, M:Metrics found that national phone carriers added, on average, about 59 new games within the five months between September, 2005, and the end of February, 2006.

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