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RIM reveals latest mobile gaming push for BlackBerry 10 operating system
RIM reveals latest mobile gaming push for BlackBerry 10 operating system
May 2, 2012 | By Mike Rose

May 2, 2012 | By Mike Rose
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Newsbrief: BlackBerry manufacturer RIM has revealed a handful of games that are bound for the Playbook and its upcoming BlackBerry 10 mobile operating system, including games from popular studio Halfbrick, while revealing a $10,000 incentive guarantee for developers.

Anders Jeppsson, head of gaming at RIM, tweeted that Halfbrick will be bringing five of its games to the BlackBerry device and operating system, including critically acclaimed Jetpack Joyride. Sega will also bring its Sonic 4 series to the Playbook, while developers Fishlabs and Paw Print Games are also on board.

The announcement comes as part of RIM's newly founded focus on the mobile gaming market. The company has also promised BlackBerry 10 developers at least $10,000 for any app or game that is released for the platform, and meets its terms and conditions, reports the BBC.


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Craig Page
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According to Engadget the $10,000 is only if your game makes at least $1000 on the RIM marketplace, and it's for the difference between $10,000 and what you made. So if you make $9000 they'll give you $1000. But if you make $900 or $43,000 they give you nothing.


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