Immersion Expands Lineup of New and Popular Games Enabled With Haptic Technology
By Business Wire News
By Business Wire News
SAN JOSE, Calif.
Immersion Corporation (NASDAQ:IMMR), the leading developer and licensor of touch feedback technology, today announced that the latest collection of “Games You Can Feel” on Google Play features 15 games enabled with Immersion’s haptic technology solution for mobile games – TouchSense® Engage. The collection is a showcase of new and popular Android game titles that engage users’ sense of touch with a tactile experience.
“Adoption of haptic technology is expanding rapidly. More than 230 million consumers have downloaded games with Immersion’s Gaming SDK,” said Nick Thomas, senior director and head of mobile gaming at Immersion. “With the new Android mobile game titles we’ve brought on board and our expanded design and technology capabilities, we’re doing more with haptics to create fun and compelling experiences.”
The list of mobile games featured on the Google Play “Games You Can Feel” collection, in addition to some others not listed, includes:
- “PAC-MAN CE DX” by BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment America, Inc.
- “Power Rangers Dash” a Saban Brands game by MoveGames and Daewon Media
- “PBA® Bowling Challenge” by Concrete Software, Inc.
- “Hidden Artifacts” by Blastworks, Inc.
- “Boulder Dash 30th Anniversary” by Tapstar Interactive Inc.
- “GamePoint Slots Casino” by GamePoint BV
- “Bubble Ring Fling” by NEXON M Inc.
- “Air Hockey Ultimate” by Fat Bat Studio
- “Sleep Attack TD” by Ayopa Games
- “Ready Steady Play” by Cowboy Games
- “Get the Gun” by Datcroft Games
- “Guns ‘n’ Glory” by Handy Games
- “Race Illegal: High Speed 3D” by HeroCraft Ltd.
- “Pizza Bike Delivery Boy” by ValkA
- “Avion Flight Simulator” by TeaPOT Games
View the collection and download the games at this link.
TouchSense Engage helps mobile game developers and content creators enhance Android apps with the sense of touch. The solution enables the addition of tactile effects to entertainment content to heighten the overall experience across the senses – sight, sound, and touch. TouchSense Engage enables apps in the vast majority of Android mobile devices on the market today to use tactile effects, with users benefiting from a premium experience with optimal haptic performance when the mobile device is powered by Immersion’s TouchSense Core technology. To learn more about Immersion’s haptic technology visit www.touchsense.com.
About Immersion (www.immersion.com)
Founded in 1993, Immersion (NASDAQ: IMMR) is the leading innovator in haptic technology. The company’s touch feedback solutions deliver a more compelling sense of the digital world. Using Immersion’s high-fidelity haptic systems, partners can transform user experiences with unique and customizable touch feedback effects; excite the senses in games and videos; restore “mechanical” feel by providing intuitive and unmistakable confirmation; may improve safety by reducing distractions while driving; provide realistic touch feedback when performing robotic medical procedures and training simulations; and expand usability when audio and visual feedback are ineffective. Immersion’s technology has been adopted in 3 billion digital devices, and provides haptics in mobile phone, automotive, gaming, medical, and consumer electronics products from world-class companies. With over 2,000 issued or pending patents in the U.S., China and other countries, Immersion helps bring the digital universe to life. Learn more at www.immersion.com or www.touchsense.com.
This press release contains “forward-looking statements” that involve risks and uncertainties, as well as assumptions that, if they never materialize or prove incorrect, could cause the results of Immersion Corporation and its consolidated subsidiaries to differ materially from those expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements.
All statements, other than the statements of historical fact, are statements that may be deemed forward-looking statements, including, but not limited to statements regarding the use of Immersion’s TouchSense Engage technology by mobile game developers and publishers, and statements regarding the adoption of Immersion’s technology.
Immersion’s actual results might differ materially from those stated or implied by such forward-looking statements due to risks and uncertainties associated with Immersion’s business, which include, but are not limited to: unanticipated difficulties and challenges encountered in product development efforts (including with respect to TouchSense Technology) by Immersion and its licensees; unanticipated difficulties and challenges encountered in implementation efforts by Immersion’s licensees; adverse outcomes in any future intellectual property-related litigation and the costs related thereto; the effects of the current macroeconomic climate; delay in or failure to achieve commercial demand for Immersion’s products or third party products incorporating Immersion’s technologies; and a delay in or failure to achieve the acceptance of touch feedback as a critical user experience. Many of these risks and uncertainties are beyond the control of Immersion.
For a more detailed discussion of these factors, and other factors that could cause actual results to vary materially, interested parties should review the risk factors listed in Immersion’s most current Form 10-K and Form 10-Q, both of which are on file with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. The forward-looking statements in this press release reflect Immersion’s beliefs and predictions as of the date of this release. Immersion disclaims any obligation to update these forward-looking statements as a result of financial, business, or any other developments occurring after the date of this release.
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