Nickelodeon launches Qwikies games for Verizon users

MUMBAI: Nickelodeon Kids, Family Group‘s AddictingGames (, and Verizon Wireless have announced that Qwikies will now be "exclusively" available to Verizon Wireless customers.

Marking its first extension off the PC, AddictingGames‘ Qwikies are flash-based mini-games which allow Verizon Wireless customers to play popular AddictingGames‘ titles from the palms of their hands, including "Fling the Ferret", "50 States," "Flip the Bird," "Escape the Locker," "Fly Squasher," "Whack a Mole" and "Jungle Gym".

Qwikies have launched with fully functional high-score capabilities that enable customers to post scores to a daily community leader board from their phones or text their scores to friends.

New games and content will be added every month.

Verizon VP digital programming Ryan Hughe said, "Our customers have demonstrated an appetite for games that can be played quickly while on-the-go, and they love games based on popular content. Qwikies from Nickelodeon Kids and Family Group‘s AddictingGames are a great fit with the type of content our customers crave."

Verizon Wireless customers can access Qwikies in the AddictingGames section in the Get It Now virtual store for $4.99 for two uses, $6.99 for four uses and $8.99 for six uses.

AddictingGames‘ Qwikies are available on a number of Get It Now-enabled phones. Download charges vary and airtime or megabyte charges may apply when downloading and using certain applications. Customers need a Get It Now-enabled handset and Verizon Wireless digital service to access the Get It Now virtual store.

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