This years 'Go Play Games' at the Edinburgh Games Festival is an event that no games fan can afford to miss, with Nokia unveiling exclusive new N-Gage titles set to whet the appetite for Christmas and showcase the fantastic multiplayer capabilities of the N-Gage QD game deck.
As well as brand new titles Spider-Man 2 and Bomberman, gamers will also be able to flex their thumbs playing Crash Nitro Kart, Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon: Jungle Storm and Operation Shadow before they are even released. And if that isn't enough to get their mouths watering, N-Gage will also be showcasing, for the first time ever at a consumer event, Pocket Kingdom: Own the World.
With Pocket Kingdom: Own the World, massively multiplayer online games (MMO) are going mobile! Finally, you can have the excitement of the evolving MMO game worlds and thousands of real life enemies in your pocket 24/7 without having to chain yourself to your desktop computer.
Racing round the country at the same time as 'Go Play Games' is the N-Gage Summer Tour giving even more opportunities to test drive the N-Gage QD and exclusive, never seen before software. Check out when it is coming to a town or city near you by logging onto www.n-gage.com/tour.
'Go Play Games' runs from 8 22 August at the Edinburgh Royal Museum. Look out for the N-Gage demo staff on the streets of the city, as well as an exclusive promotion running with GameStation that gives you the chance to win a Go Karting experience as well as get your hands on an exclusive N-Gage QD and game bundle!
The N-Gage game deck is an innovative mobile device that is creating an entirely new market for the games industry. Built for active gamers, the N-Gage platform is the first mobile and connected game deck to feature online high-quality 3D multiplayer game play over Bluetooth wireless technology and GPRS. The N-Gage device also offers unique online games services as well as a comprehensive and growing games catalogue from the leading game publishers. Nokia is the world leader in mobile communications. Nokia and N-Gage are trademarks or registered trademarks of Nokia Corporation.
About EIGF04: the art, form & business of interactive entertainment driving popular culture
EIGF04 (Edinburgh International Games Festival), running in parallel with the other Edinburgh Festivals during August 2004, will continue to increase the awareness and understanding of interactive entertainment highlighting the growing bond between video games and other entertainment industries notably music, literature, television and film. Managed by a committee drawn from all areas of the business, including publishers, developers and two industry trade bodies; The Independent Game Developers Association (TIGA) and the Entertainment and Leisure Software Publishers Association (ELSPA) the EIGF is financially supported by Scottish Enterprise Edinburgh and Lothian and by sponsorship from some of the biggest names in interactive entertainment.
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