7% of U.S. Wireless Users Download Mobile Games

7% of U.S. Wireless Users Download Mobile Games

Figures released earlier this week by Nielsen Mobile estimate that 19 million people (7% of wireless subscribers) have downloaded mobile video games.

Newcomer “Guitar Hero III” and classics like “Tetris” and “PAC-MAN” were among the top-selling games for Q1 2008, according to Nielsen.

The research also shows that since December 2007, total purchases of “Guitar Hero III” have increased each month, making it the most successful game in the fast-growing rhythm game genre.

Overall Top 5 Game Titles (by revenue share):

1.  Tetris

2.  Bejeweled

3.  Are You Smarter Than A 5th Grader?

4.  Guitar Hero III


Overall Top 5 Game Categories (by revenue share):

1.  Puzzle/Strategy

2.  Action/Adventure

3.  Sports/Racing

4.  Card/Casino

5.  Trivia/Word

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