Nokia to Kill Off N-Gage
Nokia has acknowledged that it will be shuttering its N-Gage gaming service next year. Gamers will be able to download and purchase games that have already been published on the N-Gage platform through September 2010, and the N-Gage community web site will remain open until the end of 2010. Nokia said that it will no longer publish new games for the N-Gage service. N-Gage started life as a hardware-based gaming platform, and later moved online. After N-Gage is fully shut down, games will only be available from the Ovi Store.
Nokia Announces N-Gage QD
Nokia today announced the second iteration of its N-Gage gaming device - the N-Gage QD. Key differences compared to the original N-Gage include a lower price tag, smaller size, an easily-accessible hot-swap card slot for games, and a "reoriented ...
Nokia Clarifies N-Gage Flap
Early users of Nokia's N-Gage gaming platform discovered phrases in the licensing agreement that said users would be unable to transfer purchased games from one handset to another. Nokia initially confirmed that discovery.
Nokia's N-Gage Platform, Social Networking Site Go Live
Nokia has finally begun making a beta version of its N-Gage gaming platform available to users of the N81 multimedia phone. The N81 is optimized to take advantage of N-Gage, which is why it is the first phone supported.
Nokia's N-Gage Platform Available
Nokia plans to make a formal announcement launching the full availability of its N-Gage gaming platform on Monday, but the service is already up and running and ready for download.
Google Debuts YouTube Gaming
Google today unveiled YouTube Gaming, a dedicated video service that will focus on gamers. The site will have its own search algorithms so results focus on games.
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