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In Search of India's Commando Gamer

30 September 2004 - Bangalore has been a hive of activity over the past few days as crowds thronged the N-Gage QD tour bus, eager to sign up for the N-Gage QD gaming championship and win cash prizes of up to Rs.1,000,000 (approximately SGD$37,000) by being the highest scorer in the Commando series.

Developed by SL Interactive, mobile game developers based in Singapore, the Commando series is a turn-based strategy that puts players in the boots of a one-man army who must overcome hordes of enemy forces given the limited arsenal.

Kicking off the tournament in India and covering 47 cities, including Bangalore, players are required to slug it out Rambo style by playing the Commando series on the N-Gage QD in the Bronze, Silver and Gold rounds. Each round represents one episode of Commando and participants are required to clear each round before proceeding to the next. Competition promises to be rife as each participant is only given one attempt to attain his or her personal best.

A total of 400 top scorers from the Bronze round will be selected for the Silver round which will be held in Chennai, Mumbai, New Delhi and Calcutta respectively. Mumbai will be hosting the Gold round at the end of October in which the top two will be crowned India's gaming icons.

Apart from being the first APAC developer to have its Commando series selected as a competitive platform for the Nokia N-Gage QD, SL Interactive has also rolled out its mobile turn-based combat strategy game for Motorola and Sony Ericsson mobile platforms.

More information can be found here:

Commando: http://www.slinteractive.com/?site=is&page=/mob/str/cmd

Commando 2: http://www.slinteractive.com/?site=is&page=/mob/str/cmd02

Commando 3: http://www.slinteractive.com/?site=is&page=/mob/str/cmd03

About SL Interactive

SL Interactive Pte Ltd is Singapore's largest mobile games developer with diverse titles widely distributed in Asia Pacific and around the world. SL Interactive develops compelling mobile gaming titles for a wide range of handsets including Nokia, Motorola, Sony Ericsson, Sharp, Samsung, etc. The company also works with mobile content distributors as well as self publishes its titles via Mobile Games World Publishing (http://www.mymgw.com). For more information, contact info@slinteractive.com.

About the Commando Trilogy

The commando trilogy puts players in the hot seat as Tiger, a one man army taking on the armies of General Vickov. From scorching deserts to the frozen fronts, players must rely on their wits and strategy if they want to overcome the armies of the General. Each turn-based strategy title features new weapons, new adversaries, new terrain and progressive difficulty levels.

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