Macrospace

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Macrospace Ltd.
Macrospace
Industry Video Games
Fate Merged with Sorrent Inc.
Defunct 2005 (2005)
Headquarters

5th floor Priory House 6 Wrights Lane, London

W8 6TA, United Kingdom
Services EmuX, ProvisionX, ConnectX
Number of employees

Head Office:

25 (2004)
Slogan Mobile games. Mobile services.
Website Macrospace Games

Macrospace Ltd. was a developer of mobile content, mainly focusing on Java ME-content. Their headquarters was in London. In June 2005, Macrospace merged with Sorrent Inc., to form Glu Mobile.[1] Macrospace provides mobile games and mobile gaming solutions for network operators, service providers, handset manufacturers, media companies and intellectual property owners around the world.[2]

EmuX Service[edit]

Main article: Macrospace's EmuX

EmuX technology is a standard for Java web emulation technology. EmuX emulates the full Java capabilities of many of the most popular mobile handsets, even as far as rendering the correct fonts and on-screen instructions.[3]

Connected gaming[edit]

Macrospace offers an online high score and in-game event billing solutions in the business. Cannons Tournament is the first commercially available multiplayer game in Europe, allowing mobile gamers to play peer-to-peer games regardless of network or location. This service uses Macrospace's ConnectX technology, giving gamers access to multiplayer applications as well as community features including real-time high scores, mobile chat, and user forums.

Published games[edit]

Game Name Year Published Integrated Service
Actraiser
Anakonda
Alpha Wing ProvisionX, ConnectX
Ancient Empires
Ancient Empires II
Cannons Tournament
Caveman
CavemanXE
Crash 'N' Burn
Detonate
Drakengard
Dragon Island
Fatal Force
Four-In-A-Row
Flintstones Bowling
Frankie Jumpy
Ghostrun
Gold Miner
Penalty Shootout
Pipeworks
Power Strike
Small Faces
Soccer Unlimited
Turtles
Wacky Races
Dragon Island

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.mobygames.com/company/macrospace-ltd
  2. ^ "Macrospace - Corporate Profile". April 1, 2004. Retrieved April 1, 2004. 
  3. ^ "EmuX Overview". April 1, 2004. Retrieved April 1, 2004.