Game Developers Conference 2007, San Francisco, CA – Nokia, the world leader in mobile communications and Indiagames, India’s leading mobile game publisher, announced today that Indiagames will be bringing a selection of their mobile game brands to the N-Gage platform.
„Indiagames is a leading force for driving mobile gaming in Asia and the rest of the world, and it’s great to work with a team that has such a global perspective,“ said Gregg Sauter, Director of Games Publishing, Nokia. „Indiagames has a great range of content and more importantly, a fantastic understanding of what Asian consumers want out of their mobile gaming experiences.“
„Working with Nokia on the N-Gage platform is a great opportunity for us to deliver great content for a global audience,“ said Vishal Gondal, CEO, Indiagames. „We believe in Nokia’s vision of making it easy for people to find and buy high-quality mobile games and we are excited to bring some of our well-known brands to the N-Gage.“ Gondal further adds, „Our games have been well received in markets across the world. Our association with Nokia would make access to them easier and take them to a much wider audience. We believe that there has been a great void in the experiential gaming space and that the new N-Gage platform would effectively address this and hence make mobile games entertaining and accessible to consumers.“
As part of its association with Nokia, Indiagames plans to introduce a variety of games across genres that would appeal to mobile gamers of all skill sets.
Nokia is an innovator in mobile, interactive entertainment and is re-defining the mobile gaming experience. Starting in 2007, Nokia’s N-Gage platform will allow consumers around the world to easily find, buy, play and manage premium quality mobile games on upcoming Nokia Nseries multimedia computers and other Nokia S60 devices. N-Gage offers a global games platform that includes community features that allow users to easily interact with friends and share gaming experiences – anytime, from anywhere Nokia is working with the world’s leading publishers to deliver a broad portfolio of exciting, high quality games.
Nokia is a world leader in mobile communications, driving the growth and sustainability of the broader mobility industry. Nokia connects people to each other and the information that matters to them with easy-to-use and innovative products like mobile phones, devices and solutions for imaging, games, media and businesses. Nokia provides equipment, solutions and services for network operators and corporations. www.nokia.com
About Indiagames Ltd.
With over 270 professionals based in Mumbai and Los Angeles, Indiagames led by Founder, CEO Vishal Gondal, is primarily engaged in publishing and developing games across Mobile, PC, Consoles and the Internet on various platforms including Java(TM), BREW(TM), I-Mode(TM), Flash Lite(TM) Symbian(TM) and OpenGLES. As the No.1 game developer and publisher in India, Indiagames controls around 50% of India’s game-related wireless value-added services market and is a global top 20 wireless VAS brand (Source: IGN Survey 2005). The Company has long standing licensing deals with major Hollywood studios like Universal, Fox and New Line Cinema amongst others and direct partnerships with about 80 mobile operators globally spanning 67 countries and 150 channel partners. Major licenses include Bruce Lee, Jurassic Park and „The Office“ while key global distribution channels include Verizon, Vodafone, Hutch and Airtel to name a few. The „Games on Demand“ service launched by the company in India is an industry first offering consumers a portfolio of PC games which inter-alia include Age of Empires, Toca Racing, Lara Croft Tomb Raider and Brian Lara Cricket.
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