Cell-Phone Multi-Player Gaming Posed for Take-Off?

Today, developer Smule announced a new multi-player game for the iPhone. With Leaf Trombone World Stage, which is available from the App Store for 99 cents, users can play virtual instruments for other players. They can also judge each others' performance. Depending on the app's popularity, thousands if not millions of players could potentially take part in these music contests.

It’s been less than a year that Apple opened its App Store, which offers games and other apps for the iPhone and iPod touch. But already, developers are moving from simple applications, such as burping jukeboxes and puzzle games, on to new territories. Today, developer Smule announced a new multi-player game for the iPhone.

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