Nokia has launched its N-Gage mobile gaming service that features games, additional compatible devices and an expanded online offering. Nokia is now offering players the ability to find, try and buy high-quality made-for-mobile games directly from their mobile device.
Besides, players can also connect with one another through the N-Gage Arena community. They can meet friends, find others to play multiplayer games, discuss topics on the message boards and via live chat, and participate in tournaments and hosted events.
“With N-Gage we’re offering a seamless experience for people around the world to try and buy games that are engaging, accessible and have wide appeal,” said Jaakko Kaidesoja, vice president of games, Nokia. “We’re very excited to get this into the hands of our customers, because with them we will shape the future of mobile gaming.”
The N-Gage gaming service is now compatible with Nokia N81, Nokia N81 8GB, Nokia N82, Nokia N95, and Nokia N95 8GB.
On the other hand, the service is expanded with all sorts of games developed for N-Gage by leading games publishers. EA Sports FIFA 08 by EA Mobile; Brain Challenge and Asphalt 3: Street Rules by Gameloft; World Series of Poker Pro Challenge by Glu Mobile; and Hooked On: Creatures of the Deep and System Rush: Evolution by Nokia Publishing, are the few titles to mention.
Tetris and The Sims 2 Pets by EA Mobile; Block Breaker Deluxe and Dogz by Gameloft; and Snakes Subsonic, Space Impact: Kappa Base and Mile High Pinball by Nokia Publishing are also added in the list.
Apart from an enjoyable gaming experience, the N-Gage service also offers N-Gage application allowing users to create a Friends List, send and receive private messages, and take part in instant messaging style chat. Users can further earn points by playing games and participating in community activities.
The N-Gage web portal allows users to purchase and download new games, and interact seamlessly through N-Gage community from PC
To download the N-Gage application, Nokia mobile phone owners can visit http://www.n-gage.com on their mobile device or PC. Users can enjoy free trial offer of any game before purchasing it.