The present generation has become addicted to the playing of mobile phone games in general and Java games for mobile phones in particular. As with all habits, the playing of Java games on mobile phones have started following certain patterns, which are more or less consistent, among a large cross-section of the general populace. In this article, we try and review some of the more important points.
Three different categories of people can be identified in the context of downloading of mobile content in the form of mobile phone games. They include people who never play mobile phone games, people who play some interesting mobile Java games on a casual basis and the third kind who are addicted to mobile phone games. Among these three categories, the third category is that of the serious mobile gaming enthusiasts. These people spend considerable amounts of their time, energy and money in downloading mobile phone games on a regular basis. They take care to update their handsets from time to time so that they do not miss out on any kind of gaming action; their mobile phones are empowered by capabilities to play a host of the latest mobile phone games. It has also been observed that these people are often not interested in downloading other types of mobile content such as mobile phone ring tones, screen savers, etc. However, they are very much interested in subscription offers for the downloading of mobile phone games.
It has been found that mobile phone gamers, both the serious one as well as the casual types, keep a look out for good quality handsets to satisfy their urge for the playing of a host of mobile phone games. They are also involved in downloading a minimum number of games every month; the number of games that are downloaded may vary from person to person, but the frequency of downloading of mobile phone games remains the same.
The playing of mobile phone games are also becoming a craze among women. A large percentage of the people playing mobile phone games belong to the fairer sex. Among the different age groups, the young people are more interested in downloading of mobile phone games than the older lot.
Now, let us know something about the types of games that are being downloaded. For one, women are attracted to puzzles, and non-violent mobiles phone games that have soft colors, upbeat themes as well as funny characters. As a separate group, women have taken up mobile phone gaming with full enthusiasm and in some areas of the world are playing more than their male counterparts. Young men, on the other hand, are addicted to Java mobile games that involve thrill, daring and which move at a fast pace, such as motor racing. It has also been observed that people in general download mobile phone games that are more often than not referred by family and friends. Word of mouth is one of the major medium of advertisement for a host of mobile phone games in different categories.