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Hands-On Ports Guitar Hero to Handhelds

| 5 Apr 2007 14:08

Guitar Hero to be brought to mobile phones by Hands-On Mobile.

Hands-On Mobile, Inc. and Activision have partnered to port Guitar Hero, the popular music game series, onto mobile devices. Both companies have a long history of working together on converting console titles into smaller counterparts, including the Call of Duty franchise and World Poker Tour Texas Hold 'Em.

Erik Pavelka, Vice President of Business Development at Hands-On Mobile, commented on the new agreement. "Guitar Hero is an epic game experience that has mushroomed into a cultural phenomenon. We are thrilled to bring this award-winning franchise to mobile and to continue our successful relationship with Activision."

RedOctane publisher Dusty Welch added, "The lifestyle of music is strongly immersed into our everyday culture, and having Guitar Hero on mobile platforms will now allow our dedicated fans the opportunity to passionately feel the music, anytime and anywhere. Hands-On Mobile has extensive experience and success in bringing established franchises to mobile devices, and we greatly look forward to extending the Guitar Hero brand to mobile users."

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