Espoo, Finland, August 17, 2005 -- Asphalt: Urban GTTM 2 on the N-Gage platform, the hotly anticipated sequel to the Gameloft series, will immerse gamers into the world of wild dream car action racing, with advanced tuning options, an improved driving experience and spectacular collision effects. Asphalt: Urban GT 2 includes licensed music from Moby and features images of the super sexy Las Vegas act, Pussycat Dolls.
Featuring forty-five cars and motorbikes, ranging from Aston Martin to Triumph, the game engages players into fast and exciting races and police chases in fourteen locations, such as London, San Francisco, and Tokyo. Asphalt: Urban GT 2 on the N-Gage platform supports up to four player multiplay via Bluetooth connection, as well as shadow racing and on-line rankings on the N-Gage Arena.
"Asphalt: Urban GT 2 is all about real cars and motorbikes, real tracks, real music and a lot of fun!", says Gregg Sauter, Director, Games Publishing, Nokia. "You can race against your friends in real locations with the tuned up car or motorbike of your dreams and on your way destroy objects and cars."
"Asphalt Urban GT with hot dream cars, exciting locations and superb 3D graphics has been very well received by the N-Gage community." said Julien Fournials, VP of Production, Gameloft. "With this sequel, we have really raised the bar. Driving a tuned dream car in Los Angeles while being chased by a police helicopter is an experience N-Gage players won't forget!".
The improved, advanced performance and visual tuning options will take your game to the next level, with options as cool as turbo kits, body kits, side vinyls and neons. Race fans also have the opportunity to collect bonuses in form of nitro tanks and money to speed faster and trick out their vehicles even more!
Gamers can check out Asphalt: Urban GT 2 at the Leipzig Games Convention this week.
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 gameplay 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.
Gameloft is a leading international publisher and developer of video games for mobile phones. Established in 1999, it has emerged as one of the top innovators in its field. The company creates games for mobile handsets equipped with Java, Brew or Symbian technology. The total number of mobile handsets with this technology is anticipated to exceed one billion units in 2007. Partnership agreements with leading licensors and sports personalities such as Ubisoft Entertainment, Universal Pictures, Paramount Studios, Dreamworks, Vans, Vijay Singh and Geoff Rowley allow Gameloft to form strong relationships with international brands. In addition to the partnerships, Gameloft owns and operates titles such as Block Breaker Deluxe, Asphalt: Urban GT and Siberian Strike. Through agreements with major telephone wireless carriers, handset manufacturers, specialized distributors and its online shop, Gameloft has a distribution network in over 65 countries. Gameloft has worldwide offices in New York, San Francisco, Montreal, Paris, London, Düsseldorf, Milan, Barcelona, Beijing, Tokyo and Hong Kong. Gameloft is listed on Euronext Paris (ISIN: FR0000079600, Bloomberg: GFT FP, Reuters: GFT.PA) For more information visit www.gameloft.com.
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