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GameFly is on-the-go with new GameFly Mobile interface

Posted by: Randy at 10/6/2008 10:04 PM
GameFly now has a mobile-device-friendly site -- GameFly Mobile -- which will automatically pop up when you punch www.gamefly.com into your mobile's browser.  Built within six weeks and powered by Usablenet, GameFly Mobile promises all the conveniences and ammenities of their PC-accessed site:  Changing up your GameQ, title browsing, accessing FAQs, etc.  The mobile site ain't much to look at, but it's cleanly outlined.


GameFly Goes Mobile
 
GameFly Partners with Usablenet to Deliver the GameFly Experience to
Users On-the-Go

 
LOS ANGELES - Oct. 6, 2008 - GameFly, the leading online video game rental service, today announced the launch of GameFly Mobile, powered by Usablenet, which brings the GameFly experience to mobile users.  Available immediately, users can access the GameFly Mobile site via any mobile device with Web access by entering www.gamefly.com in the Internet browser.  
 
With GameFly Mobile members can:
·         Add titles and make changes to the GameQ
·         Browse new releases and coming soon titles
·         Buy or keep rented games
·         Access the latest cheats, codes and FAQs
·         Read user and critic reviews
·         Find gameplay controls and game specs
·         View game recommendations
·         Check GameFly Rewards
·         Update account settings
 
"Delivering GameFly via the mobile platform is another enhancement of the user experience.  We are excited to partner with Usablenet to bring GameFly Mobile to our community," said Sean Spector, GameFly Co-Founder and Senior Vice President, Business Development and Content. "Our community wants access to GameFly whenever and wherever that fits with their lifestyle.  GameFly Mobile delivers by offering our users a new opportunity to connect and engage with video game-related content and their GameFly account no matter where they are."
 
"GameFly's mobile site, powered by Usablenet, was created in less than six weeks and offers GameFly customers all the same functionality and ease-of-use available on GameFly's primary Web site," said Usablenet's Nick Taylor, President. "As mobile Web usage and the number of Internet-capable phones on the market continue to rise, companies like GameFly are listening to their customers and realizing the necessity of a fully functional and user-friendly mobile Web site."   
 
There is no charge to use the GameFly Mobile Web site, however standard Internet data usage rates apply depending on the specific wireless carrier plans.
 
About GameFly
GameFly™ is the leading online video game rental service. With a choice of more than 6,000 titles, GameFly offers the widest selection of games for the PlayStation® 2, PlayStation® 3,  Xbox™, Xbox 360™, GameCube™, Game Boy™ Advance, Nintendo DS™, Nintendo Wii™ and PSP™ without the hassle of due dates or late fees. With plans starting at $15.95 a month, GameFly subscribers can rent one to four games at a time and keep them for as long as they like. Subscribers manage their GameQ™ online and receive games directly from the U.S. Postal Service via first class mail. GameFly is also a great source for high quality, used video games at exceptional prices. For more information and a free trial, please visit www.gamefly.com.
 
About Usablenet
Usablenet's unique mobile Web platform, Usablenet Mobile, is a fully managed service that enables companies to translate all existing Web site functionality to a full-featured mobile interface. Usablenet Mobile provides leading brands with a new channel to extend marketing, commerce and client service efforts to their customers' mobile phones. The solution requires no IT resources on the client side, works on all Web-enabled mobile devices worldwide and can be implemented in six weeks. Usablenet customers include American Airlines, Amtrak, Limited Brands, Nissan and Pfizer. Founded in 2000, Usablenet is a private company headquartered in New York City with offices in Italy. For more information, visit www.usablenet.com