San Francisco, CA, March 8, 2005 -- Nokia and RedLynx today announced an exclusive new strategy title High Seize for the N-Gage platform. Set in the 17th century Caribbean islands, colonized by several European nations, High Seize combines an epic fantasy storyline with fast and entertaining strategy game play.
With single player and a host of advanced multiplayer options this is one of the most versatile games to be shipped onto the N-Gage game decks. Simple and intuitive interface provides a fulfilling gaming experience, whether it's on your own, with friends locally or against N-Gage gamers from around the world.
"High Seize offers outstanding game play options whether you want a quick single player challenge or a lengthy strategic battle against global adversaries. Players can use the N-Gage Arena to meet match-made opponents and rank high scores, or get four friends together and you can battle it out close range over Bluetooth technology," says Pasi Polonen, Director, Games Publishing, Nokia.
"High Seize has a great story at its heart and we know players will enjoy following the twists and turns of this strategy-based game," says Toni Virhia, producer of the game. "Our experience in developing Pathway to Glory was very positive, so we are excited to work with Nokia again," continues Esa Hotti, Director Games BU, RedLynx.
Inspired by Robert Louis Stevenson's classic novel 'Treasure Island' the game takes players on an addictive and thrilling adventure story across the high seas. In the single player game storyline player controls a former navy sailor who sets off to a mission to save his father from the hands of an evil pirate captain. The sailor's mission is packed with treasures, clashes between colonial countries, big sea battles, pirates and even a bit of romance.
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.
RedLynx Ltd is a leading producer and developer of interactive Cross-Media Entertainment. RedLynx is also a world leading developer of cutting edge mobile community games including among others Pathway to Glory. RedLynx games and new type of interactive TV formats are examples of world-leading entertainment concepts that have proven their success in a number of countries in Europe and Asia. RedLynx has its head office in Helsinki, Finland. For more information see http://www.redlynx.com.
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