January 15, 2007, Victoria, Canada: MobileRated proudly presents the twenty-five most popular mobile phone games of 2006, as calculated by the number of customer downloads from MobileRated. In a year that over 14% of mobile phone owners played a mobile phone game and over 1 billion new mobiles were sold, prospects for mobile phone gamers and developers has never been better. MobileRated is pleased to be able to bring so many developers and gamers together. Each game on this list is available - for free - from the MobileRated website.
The Top 25 Games of 2006 are:
All in all, 2006 was a harbinger year for the mobile phone games industry. Walled gardens erected by carriers began falling down as sophisticated consumers demanded better services and less barriers. Off-portal content began to emerge and sites like MobileRated proved once again that giving the customer what they want is just good business. Coupled with advances in mobile phone technology, improving standards, and dedicated developers, the mobile phone games industry is set to explode in 2007. Bring on the iPhone!
The MobileRated free mobile phone app store offers over 55,000 games and applications to over 6,000 mobile phone models. As an independent, open market business, MobileRated's app store is available globally without restrictions in English, Spanish, French, German, Italian and Portuguese. MobileRated offers a mix of open source, demos/trials, ad-supported, and totally free products in over 20 categories. All products are searchable, ratable, reviewable and sortable, providing our customers with powerful tools to easily find exactly what they are looking for.
While content is always free to customers, MobileRated technology such as FreePlay and AppPromote enable MobileRated partners to generate indirect revenues and maximize customer downloads. MobileRated partners with hundreds of mobile developers around the globe.
The MobileRated app store is owned by Kalador Entertainment Inc.