Sega uses Qualcomm ‘BREW’ in wireless games

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Sega Corp. also said Wednesday it will develop vidgames for cellular phones using a platform developed by Qualcomm called BREW, which stands for Binary Runtime Environment for Wireless. Sega said it would have games ready for BREW-compatible handsets by December. Verizon Communications will support BREW on its networks. The deal is Sega’s third foray into the hand-held arena in the United States. The publisher announced earlier this year that it would abandon hardware to focus on developing games. Sega also has announced deals to put its games on Palm and PocketPC hand-helds.

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