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Free Video Game Barcode Scanner App Launches In France, US and UK

Free Tool for Video Game Shoppers Launches in France – Coming soon US and UK markets.

Cedemo, a European interactive company founded in the Principality of Monaco in 1989 has announced the launch of its free Video Game Barcode Scanner app for the iPhone in France. The app will also be released in US and UK markets later on.

The free app allows consumers to make informed purchasing decisions by delivering video game details and media on-the-fly, with a simple barcode scan or through the apps integrated Search feature. Compatible with all iPhones running iOS 4.0+ with an Android version expected to launch by the end of the year, the app is designed to help game shoppers make smart decisions and get the most bang for their buck (I thought that’s what we were for?).

The Cedemo Scanner will help gamers learn more about any video game while shopping or at home, through the scanner or search function shoppers can retrieve information or media for over 20,000 games across all major platforms dating all the way back to 1999, including descriptions, videos, trailers, screenshots, exclusive content, ESRB/PEGI/BBFC ratings and feature lists.

The app will also feature a Top 10 list fo the latest videos for hot games, an “Oldies” list highlighting some of the best classic games, random videos, as well as the ability to share game media with friends on Facebook.

In addition to the release of the free app, Cedemo has also announced details for a contest to kick off the application’s launch in the US and UK on November 2, 2010. One grand prize winner will be randomly chosen to receive an iPod Nano and ten additional contestants will win a video game of their choice.

To enter, just download the app, “Like” the official Cedemo Facebook page, scan a game and share the video with your Facebook friends, all by following the on-screen instructions.
“We’ve proven to be an effective marketing platform for publishers to reach mainstream shoppers and hardcore gamers alike in Europe,” states Melody Meyblum, VP Marketing, Cedemo SAM. “The free app will further enhance our platform offering by enabling consumers to retrieve marketing collateral in-store, online and now anywhere with mobile connectivity via iPhone. We’re pleased to offer this for free to consumers and as a valuable addition to the video game publisher’s marketing arsenal.”

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