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)
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]

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]

  • Actraiser
  • Anakonda
  • Alpha Wing
  • 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

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.