Espoo, Finland, July 6, 2005 - Nokia and Bugbear Entertainment Ltd today announced that the world's most exclusive driving club opens it doors online at www.glimmerati.com simultaneously with the release of Glimmerati on the N-Gage platform.
In this unique arcade racing game, players are taken back to the decadent world of the 80's elite. You mix with movie moguls, models and formula 1 drivers, in Milan, Paris, the Alps and Monaco. Money, glory, women and trophies can all be yours, if you out race the competition, as well as the chance to take over presidency of Club Glimmerati.
The gates open on the member's only microsite at www.glimmerati.com. The site will host the annual Glimmerati Club party - to be there you need to visit the site and join as a member to be sent a personalised invite. Guests who make it past the club house gates will get an exclusive first look at one of this years hottest releases - this is one party you don't want to miss.
On N-Gage Arena, Jussi Laakkonen from Bugbear, the makers of Glimmerati, will be hosting a web chat, answering your questions on the most exclusive arcade racing game on N-Gage platform.
Behind the Scenes -- Chat about the making of Glimmerati
Jussi Laakkonen, Business Developement Director, Bugbear Entertainment Ltd.
Thursday, July 7, 2005
10am to 11am (Pacific Standard Time) 8pm to 9pm EET
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.
About Bugbear Entertainment:
Bugbear Entertainment Ltd. is an award-winning Finnish game developer focusing on immersive and advanced driving games. The company's first international breakthrough was the critically acclaimed title 'Rally Trophy' in 2001. The company released 'Tough Trucks' for PC in 2003. The innovative and much-awaited 'FlatOut' on Playstation 2 ®, Xbox ® and PC CD was published in November 2004 with great success. The company is currently working on a first party Nokia N-Gage title 'Glimmerati' as well as on unannounced console and PC projects. For more information please visit www.bugbeargames.com