Now’s the time to sign up for the N-Gage Arena Medal Games Tournament and with it, the chance for N-Gage Arena users to prove that they really are the best in the world at their favorite N-Gage titles.
NOKIA PRESS RELEASE November 30, 2005
Going For Gold With The N-Gage Arena Medal Games Tournament
The biggest global online mobile phone multiplayer event
Espoo, Finland -Now’s the time to sign up for the N-Gage Arena Medal Games Tournament and with it, the chance for N-Gage Arena users to prove that they really are the best in the world at their favorite N-Gage titles. With tens of thousands of gamers eligible to participate in five of the N-Gage Arena’s most popular titles including Colin McRae Rally 2005 and Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater, it’s time to let the games begin.
Competitors placing within the top ten in any game will earn points, while the top three will receive medals, N-Gage games and their own exclusive merchandise from some of the biggest titles this year. It doesn’t end there either. The player with the highest number of points by the end of the Tournament will win themselves an N-Gage QD Silver Edition, more games and even more exclusive merchandise.
The Medal Games Tournament runs from December 2, 2005 until January 2, 2006 , and you can sign up at any time throughout the Tournament, but remember: If you don’t sign up you can’t take part, so visit http://arena.n-gage.com and get on board.
"Connectivity is such an important part of the N-Gage experience for our gamers," says Rob Sears, director, Community Technology Management, Nokia. "This is our way of showing them how important it is to us too."
The five games featured in the tournament are: Colin McRae Rally 2005, Tomb Raider, Pandemonium, The Sims Bustin’ Out and Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater.
Email and text message alerts will be going out to subscribers of the N-Gage newsletter reminding them to sign up, and users can find more information about the tournament through the new Arena Launcher version 2.5 or by going to http://arena.n-gage.com
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