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Computer or Console Game Developers: Under Pressure

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August 20, 2013
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Computer games on cell phones and the Internet are increasing in popularity. In 1998, Thomas Friedmann founded the Funatics company in Oberhausen to make games for consoles. Today he concentrates on online and cell phone games. Made in Germany takes a look at this highly competitive market.


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