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Pocket Kingdom Tournament Yields New Owner of The World

November 29 2004 - Nokia is pleased to announce the winners of its Pocket Kingdom: Own the World Sneak Peek tournament. After two weeks of mobile multiplayer 0wnage, the notorious Duck (editor of HardGaming) has won first place on the sneak peek leaderboard and, with it, ownership of thew0rld.com domain.

Arnie (from Ogaming) and Haemish (of F13) came in second and third place respectively on the overall leaderboard. In the category of Top Comic, Gav from Keenspot won, while T'berog of Shadowclan led the Guilds category, and Gamespy's Justin Leeper dominated the Media category.

Duck immediately proclaimed his supreme victory to his supporters, writing that "the Pocket Kingdom sneak peek ended this morning at 2:00am CST and none other than yours truly was at the top of the leader board. So it seems the other competitors' tried and true RPG methods were no match for my l33t FPS skills. Either that or I just played more than any normal person should have. ;)"

The Pocket Kingdom Sneak Peek, which ran from November 8 - 22, was an invitation-only tournament between a variety of community leaders, all set upon each other like rabid attack kittens, fighting to receive ownership of thew0rld.com.

Pocket Kingdom: Own the World, released on November 23 for the N-Gage platform, has been awing critics with its combination of global massively multiplayer strategy and light-hearted humor, who have deemed it a "must-own" (IGN) that "has the potential to be real gaming crack" (1up.com) and is "hordes of fun" (Just RPG).

"I am hopeless addicted to this [expletive deleted] game," added Haemish, reviewer for F13. F13 is said to still be maneuvering to own the world in post-tournament negotiations.

About Pocket Kingdom

Pocket Kingdom: Own The World is the first global massively multiplayer online game for the N-Gage platform , challenging gamers to build a mighty online empire while competing against challengers from around the world. Set in a fantasy landscape, it is a game of combat, action and strategy. Send out armies to explore the Map of Ulgress, searching for treasure and new army recruits. Online, in the N-Gage Arena, gamers can encounter thousands of players from around the world, to compete against each other for spoils and glory - all competing to Own the World! Visit www.pocket-kingdom.com for more information.

About N-Gage

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 game deck also offers 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.

For more information:

Americas Press Desk

Tel: +1 972 894 4573

E-mail: n-gage.media@nokia.com

Kara Japhet

The Themis-Group

http://www.themis-group.com

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