STOCKHOLM, Sweden, 19 February, 2009– Jadestone, the Nordic game developer, announced today that it has won the IMGA Innovation Award.
At Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Jadestone’s Kodo Evolved was selected by the jury as the winner of the IMGA Innovation Award. Mark Ollila, Director Nokia Games Publishing, handed out the prestigious award.
In Kodo Evolved, people can play against each other on the same handset, providing a crowd generating twist on the increasingly important social aspects of gaming. Kodo Evolved was seen by the jury as a great example of innovative use of the mobile phone’s special features.
“We are thrilled to see that the jury had as much fun with the game as we’ve had.” said Tommy Palm, Vice President Mobile at Jadestone, who accepted the award.“Kodo Evolved is a different take on party gaming on a mobile. It’s perfect for a quick match at the pub or on a train. The mobile phone brings many new opportunities for gaming– letting you take the console to your friends instead of the other way around.”
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Tommy Palm, Vice President Mobile, Jadestone
Tel: +46 8 24 05 01
Jadestone is a leading developer of fully managed online game solutions. From great games to secure backend, Jadestone delivers quality services to both players and distribution partners. Jadestone's expanding portfolio of products include the innovative DiceArena TM dice games network; the acclaimed GamArena TM skill games network; Championship Manager Online TM – the football management game; and several innovative mobile games. Headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden, the company is privately owned and funded. For more information about Jadestone and its products, please go to www.jadestone.se.