Nokia Details Mobile Gaming Device and Services
Feb 5, 2003, 1:00 PM by (staff)
(updated) At events in London and Sydney today, Nokia released details of its new N-Gage mobile gaming device. The unique device runs high-performance games available on MMC game cards. Initial game publishers include Activision, Eidos, Sega, Taito and THQ. The N-Gage supports wireless multiplayer gaming via Bluetooth and GPRS, and runs Nokia's Series 60 platform. The multi-function device also features integrated MP3 and FM music, MMS, and a tri-band GSM/GPRS world phone. The N-Gage will be available in the 4th quarter 2003. Also today, Nokia and T-Mobile announced that the companies are working to create games and integrated games services available globally for N-Gage consumers. T-Mobile intends to be the first operator to deploy games with online functionality commercially for the N-Gage in U.S. and European markets.
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