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December 21, 2009

Galaxy Software Acquired by Amico Games Develops Proprietary Game User Interface

Amico Games Corp,. an information and technology company, reportedly announced that Galaxy Software Limited has developed a proprietary game user interface, which will enable its mobile phone gamers to adapt to most models of Java mobile phones.
The software company, which develops mobile phone games for the Chinese market,  entered into an agreement to acquire Galaxy Software Limited.
Currently, mobile phone game developers have to develop specialized versions of their games in order to support different models of mobile phones which is time consuming as there are several models of phones in the market. The proprietary game UI developed by Galaxy will be able to resolve this problem and will offer support for different models of Java mobile phones, Amico sources said.
When a game is downloaded users will be able to adjust the game screen, color style and game layout according to their mobile phones. This universal application of the new game UI enabled Galaxy to reduce its research and development expenditure and also the game sizes thereby increasing its efficiency.
“I am excited to see the completion of this new user interface. It will allow us to develop games more quickly and cost efficiently,” Peter Liu, CEO and president of AMCG, said. “We have applied the new UI to our Java games, and all our Java game players will be able to benefit from the new customization options. Meanwhile, we will be able to complete R&D of new mobile phone games much more quickly so that we can develop more games, thus increasing revenues and shareholder value.”
Amico Games Corp. specializes in developing and operating mobile phone multiplayer networked games. The company entered into an agreement to acquire Galaxy through a share exchange transaction.
Galaxy develops and operates Java MMRPOG or massive multiplayer role playing online games especially for mobile phones. It provides multiplayer games over the WAP platform of China Mobile (News - Alert) a mobile phone provider based upon subscribers.

Shamila Janakiraman is a contributing editor for TMCnet. To read more of Shamila’s articles, please visit her columnist page.

Edited by Amy Tierney

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