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January 04, 2006, San Francisco, CA, USA - Nokia today announced their newest online competition, the N-Gage Arena Anytime Anywhere Tournament, where players will demonstrate their prowess in the N-Gage Arena, meeting challenges delivered via text message that can arrive anytime, anywhere.

“This is no ordinary tournament,” said Sally Vedros, product marketing manager for N-Gage Arena. “In the N-Gage Anytime Anywhere Tournament, the competition comes to you. Having a connected gaming device in your pocket makes it easy to accept a challenge, connect to the N-Gage Arena and put your skills to the test wherever you might happen to be.”

The tournament highlights the mobility and accessibility of N-Gage Arena, where participants can play their favorite games and battle with people around the world. Contestants can sign up, get instructions, follow event results and participate in competitions directly from their N-Gage game deck, without having to use a personal computer!

Players signup for the tournament and then watch for text message invitations notifying them that a competition is about to begin. Contestants will play each other in whichever game has been selected for that particular match. With twelve events in all, there will be plenty of chances to win. Using their N-Gage game decks and the N-Gage Arena launcher application, participants can talk up their game in the public chat rooms, where moderators will provide event instructions and announce winners.

The tournament will take place from January 9th through February 5th, 2006. Prizes include free N-Gage games, an N-Gage bag stuffed full of goodies, and more. For more information, please visit

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.


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