Session details


Thursday May 04
Raum Karlsruhe
Mobile Entertainment: 3D Mobile Games – Console Experience in your Hand
Michael Schade, Managing Partner/CEO, Fishlabs Entertainment GmbH

Case study of bringing console gaming experience to mobile devices. Based on top brand “V-Rally 3D”, one of the most successful racing titles on Playstation 2, the audience gets an idea of the challenges in dealing with low performance devices, small displays, limited controls, small file sizes and heavy platform fragmentation.

Michael Schade studied engineering at the technical university of Hamburg-Harburg in the late eighties. In parallel he worked for Adobe Systems as promotor and trainer for Photoshop, After Effects and Premiere. In 1993 he founded a company for 3D animation together with his fellow student Christian Lohr. With over 13 years experience in 3D animation the two entrepreneurs founded FISHLABS when with Sony Ericsson’s line up of 3D enabled mass market phones the transition phase from 2D to 3D in mobile gaming began.

Michael Schade
Managing Partner/CEO
Fishlabs Entertainment GmbH

FISHLABS is the leading studio for premium 3D mobile games working with publishers like iFone, THQ, Superscape and arvato mobile. Based on its game engine ABYSS FISHLABS has developed 13 premium 3D titles bringing true console like game experience to mobile devices including top brands like V-Rally 3D and Star Wars – Imperial Ace 3D

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