|Nokia Announces New Titles for its N-Gage Game Deck|
Posted: 14-May-2003 [Source: Nokia]
[Nokia announces lots of new gaming titles for its N-Game game deck at the Electronic Entertainment Expo.]
Nokia announced today new compelling game titles for the Nokia N-GageTM game deck at the annual E3 (Electronic Entertainment Expo) in Los Angeles, California. The Nokia N-Gage is an innovative mobile game deck device that creates an entirely new market for time, place and context sensitive game genres. Built for active and hard-core
gamers, the Nokia N-Gage allows for online, mobile, multiplayer game play with today's hottest titles. In addition to gaming, the Nokia
N-Gage mobile game deck also features a digital music player (MP3/AAC), stereo FM radio, as well as a tri-band GSM 900/1800/1900 mobile phone.
Several blockbuster launch titles will be available for the Nokia N-Gage. Tomb Raider Starring Lara CroftTM from Eidos has been
extended to include such mobile gaming services as advanced wirelessly networked gaming as well as the ability for players to direct, edit and share their own cinematic gameplay sequences over
the mobile network. Tom Clancy's Splinter CellTM from Gameloft is the next generation blockbuster adaptation to the Nokia N-Gage, where two
players can join together in co-operative mode to solve special situations. Other exciting titles from Gameloft include Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon, Rayman 3 and Marcel Desailly Pro Soccer.
Gameloft, a leading provider of games for mobile, announced today that it plans to offer new multiplayer game titles for the Nokia N-Gage game deck. Nokia and Gameloft are working together to
co-publish exciting games developed by Gameloft, with major Ubi Soft Entertainment's brands such as Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell, Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon, Rayman 3, and Marcel Desailly Pro Soccer for the Nokia N-Gage. In addition to superb graphics and compelling gameplay, these titles take advantage of the unique features of the
Nokia N-Gage, to enable multiplayer game play over Bluetooth.
Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell is the next generation blockbuster adaptation to the Nokia N-Gage. Gameloft's title will offer stealth
action at its best on the Nokia N-Gage as well as a fully original 2 player co-operative mode.
Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon, adapted from PC game blockbuster, will be a 3D tactical FPS, providing the player with a unique feeling of "war
immersion" as well as an outstanding real time multiplayer experience. The game will include a training map, tactical exercices, several campaign missions and multiplayer maps.
Marcel Desailly ProSoccer will be the adaptation of one of the strongest soccer simulation for mobile devices to the Nokia N-Gage, with 6 games modes (exhibition, cup, league, career, training,
penalty), and a two player versus wireless mode.
Rayman 3, inspired by Ubi Soft's big hit on all formats, will present a vibrant graphic universe. The originaly-paced gameplay offers a fresh and exhilarating experience to the action-adventure genre. A unique multiplayer arena will allow players to confront simultaneously.
Nokia, together with established interactive entertainment industry player Activision and Ideaworks3D, a leading wireless games and technology developer, today announced Tony Hawk's Pro Skater for the Nokia N-Gage game deck. Featuring wireless multiplayer functionality, Tony Hawk's Pro Skater aims to maximize the features of the Nokia N-Gage game deck and create a truly unique game play experience.
Tony Hawk's Pro Skater is the first title for the Nokia N-Gage announced by Activision, whose blockbuster line-up includes high-profile Hollywood licenses, first-person action games, simulation games and extreme sports titles. Using Ideaworks3D's Segundo3D(tm) and AirPlaytm wireless gaming technologies, Tony Hawk's Pro Skater for the Nokia N-Gage will offer multiplayer capabilities, via Bluetooth wireless technology, such as uploading of high scores.
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