Copyright 2002

[ February 14th 2002 ]

Babel Media, a professional services firm specialising in the entertainment industry, has opened a handheld gaming compatibility lab in the UK. The lab will provide companies with the facilities to test and refine games for all major handheld platforms, including Palm, Pocket PC, Symbian and Gameboy advance.

The announcement comes amid continuing interest in the market for mobile entertainment services, including an increasing number of ventures from major leisure brands. A number of films and television programmes in Europe and the US now use mobile technology as a component of their promotional activities.

Babel is working with companies such as Microsoft, Nintendo, Eidos, Infogrames, LEGO, Hasbro and Konami, Vizzavi, AvantGo and Digital Bridges. It has already tested games including Tomb Raider and Who Wants To Be a Millionaire?

Ben Wibberley, Babel's business development director, said: "It is essential that publishers are confident that their games are compatible over the entire range of handheld devices. We provide them with this confidence."

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