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Xanadu Next Invades The N-Gage Platform

Espoo, Finland 20 June 2005 - Nokia announced today that the highly anticipated role-playing game, Xanadu NextTM, is arriving to stores. Xanadu Next, an original take on the Xanadu franchise for the N-Gage platform, is a unique blend of traditional role-playing and exciting real-time combat that offers a one-of-a- kind gaming experience for Xanadu fans. Gamers will be able to prove their skills to the world by uploading their high scores to the N-Gage Arena, the world's biggest mobile gaming community. The most skilled gamers can also unlock a special map via the N-Gage Arena.

"We are really excited to able to bring the Xanadu franchise to the N-Gage platform," said Gregg Sauter, Director, Games Publishing, Nokia. "Xanadu Next offers everything gamers have to come expect from the franchise; a rich RPG experience that draws you in and won't let you go."

Xanadu Next transports gamers to far-off land of Xanadu to help liberate the once vibrant kingdom from the evil clutches of Galsis, the King Dragon and his army of monsters. Gamers are tasked to rescue MOMO, daughter of the village mayor, who has been abducted by Galsis' evil minions. By completing enigmatic missions and fighting off numerous enemies and bosses, gamers can rescue the beautiful MOMO and restore Xanadu to its former tranquility.

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 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.

Copyright ® 2005 Nokia. All rights reserved. Nokia and N-Gage are trademarks or registered trademarks of Nokia Corporation. Some features and services are dependent on the network, supported digital content formats, the compatibility of other devices and applications, and other factors. Please refer to the user guide for more detailed information.

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