|Real-time multiplayer game launches on V CAST|
Posted: 09-Sep-2005 [Source: Verizon Wireless]
[Verizon Wireless announces first real-time multiplayer mobile game from Gameloft, Asphalt Urban GT game, available on V CAST.]
Bedminstyer, NJ & New York -- Verizon Wireless and Gameloft have launched the first real-time multiplayer mobile game on Verizon Wireless' V CAST consumer multimedia service. Available exclusively to Verizon Wireless V CAST customers, Asphalt Urban GT(TM): Multiplayer allows players to simultaneously compete in Gameloft's latest 3D driving game.
Now mobile gamers can compete in real time, head-to-head game play in a virtual race in Gameloft's newest racing challenge, Asphalt Urban GT: Multiplayer. In real-time game play, players compete, accelerate and cross the finish line with competitors nationwide. Asphalt Urban GT: Multiplayer is the next evolution of the successful Asphalt Urban GT game, the first mobile phone game to also be available on the Nintendo DS system.
Verizon Wireless is celebrating the recent V CAST launch in the San Francisco Bay Area by conducting the Verizon Wireless Extreme 3D Gaming Challenge and gaming competition featuring the Asphalt Urban GT: Multiplayer game played on the new Motorola e815 V CAST handset. When the competition begins on September 10, racing junkies will be speeding their way through 12 qualifying rounds at participating locations in the San Francisco Bay Area. The competition will culminate with a final competition in San Francisco's Union Square on September 24 where the best of the best will face off to decide who will be the victor in Verizon Wireless' mobile gaming competition. Gamers will compete for chances to win music CDs, concert tickets, and a grand prize including an Oakland Raiders luxury suite party for up to 16 guests. For more information about the Extreme 3D Gaming Challenge, visit http://www.vcastextreme3d.com.
Gameloft is the only premier mobile game developer that has real-time multiplayer technology, allowing players to create an online gaming community through their wireless phones. Exclusively available to Verizon Wireless V CAST customers, Gameloft's real-time multiplayer capability gives players the ability to seek out, challenge and defeat their friends within the V CAST coverage area.
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