Nokia Showcases the Latest in Mobile Gaming at GDC 2008

Nokia today announced a strong presence at the Game Developers Conference (GDC) with new N-Gage and SNAP Mobile games, live demos of the recently launched N-Gage First Access program, and a keynote by Anssi Vanjoki, Executive Vice President and General Manager, Markets, Nokia.

“This year is our biggest GDC to date,” said Jaakko Kaidesoja, Director, Games, Nokia. “We have a great presence to share our latest developments with the games industry, including live demos of the N-Gage service, new games, and informational presentations that will help game developers create better mobile games.”

New games for N-Gage include: The Dark Knight, SPEED RACER and Super Slam Ping Pong by Glu Mobile; DChoc Cafe Solitaire 12-Pack, DChoc Cafe Sudoku and DChoc Cafe Hold’ Em Poker by Digital Chocolate; and Worms World Party by THQ Wireless. Nokia Games Publishing will also bring new titles to the platform including Yamake, where you make the game, and Dirk Dagger and the Fallen Idol, a detective adventure game. In addition, SNAP Mobile, a Nokia mobile Java gaming solution, will soon offer a customized, multiplayer mobile version of the smash puzzle hit Chuzzle by PopCap Games.

‘Pushing the Mobile Gaming State of the Art with Nokia 1st Party Games’ presented by Dan Scott, Global Head of Production, Nokia. Scott will offer insights into how Nokia 1st party games are addressing stumbling blocks in mobile gaming.