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Micro Java™ Game Development by Roman Verhosek, David Fox

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Chapter 20. Connecting Out: Wireless Networking

Above all else, a mobile phone's true purpose is to connect people together over vast distances. Single player games on phones are well and good, but the tiny graphics window and puny processors will never compete with the likes of Microsoft's Xbox, Sony's PlayStation 2, or Nintendo's GameCube.

Rather, the mobile games that are most likely to be successful and awe-inspiring will involve lots of players cooperating, competing, and sharing an experience. A well-done wireless game can bring people together in ways previously unimaginable.

J2ME Networking Overview

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