Barcelona– February 13, 2008– Last night at the annual GSM Association (GSMA) 2008 Awards Gala Dinner, Glu Mobile’s original title My Hangman was awarded the Global Mobile Award for Best Mobile Game.
My Hangman is a casual game based on the classic word puzzles and was created and developed in Glu’s London studio. The title features 1,000 different word puzzles, multiplayer modes, and the ability to put pictures of friends into the puzzles themselves. Upon its launch, My Hangman has seen strong performance critically and commercially including reaching the number one spot on T-Mobile UK’s Top Ten Games when launched on the network.
"We’re honored to have this Glu original title recognized by GSM,” said Greg Ballard, president and chief executive officer, Glu Mobile.“This award is a testament to the strength and creativity of our development team in making compelling original titles.”
The GSM Awards are the most prestigious ceremony in mobile entertainment. Judges for the Mobile Game category are made up of leading industry figures who judge the games on criteria including: appeal of the content, ease of use, value for money, and proven market success.
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