29 February, 2012, Dubai, UAE and Barcelona, Spain: Maysalward (MRD), a leading mobile game development company in the Middle East, today announced that the company will bring a multitude of local and regional games to BlackBerry® smartphone and BlackBerry® PlayBook™ users in the Middle East.
Some of the popular games that will be offered include traditional card games such as Balot, Trix, Tarneeb and Hand Rummy, and will be available for BlackBerry smartphones running BlackBerry® OS 6 and 7; as well as for the BlackBerry PlayBook tablet. The games available for BlackBerry OS 7 smartphones will also be BlackBerry® Messenger (BBM™) connected apps, allowing friends to chat directly from within the app, or to launch a game directly from BBM.
“BlackBerry is extremely popular in the region, and we wanted to capitalize on this by making our games available on both the BlackBerry smartphone and PlayBook platforms. We are really excited about launching some of the region’s favourite games, such as Street Football and Penalty ShootOut, in addition to more traditional games like Carrom and Tawla (Backgammon),” said Nour Khrais, Founder and CEO, Maysalward.
“With the launch of PlayBook OS 2.0, and the regional availability of BlackBerry OS 7.1, we’re certain that our applications will deliver an added level of enjoyment and interaction to BlackBerry users,” concluded Khrais.
Maysalward applications were first offered on BlackBerry App World™ in March 2011, and have enjoyed increasing popularity since then.
Founded in November 2003. Maysalward (MRD) has been in the domain of Mobile and Online games for over 8 years and is recognized as the leader of mobile games development in the Middle East. Based in Jordan, MRD has proven competency with a wide ranging expertise demonstrated by its comprehensive product and project portfolio which includes cross platform multiplayer games and social network interactive games and applications. MRD Mobile & Online Games are enabled on technologies ranging from J2ME, Symbian, BlackBerry, Android and iOS platforms in addition to online social interactive networks such as Facebook. For more information about MRD please visit www.maysalward.com, www.facebook.com/maysalward and www.twitter.com/maysalward
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