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
Apr 14, 2004
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
May 23, 2008
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
Feb 5, 2008
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
Apr 3, 2008
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 Play Instant Lets You Test-Drive Games Without Downloading Them
Mar 19, 2018
Google today announced several changes to the Google Play Store and Google Play Games apps that should entice Android device owners to check out the latest games. A new feature called Google Instant Play lets people tap and try games directly in the Google Play Store and Google Play Games app without first downloading the game.
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