April 14, 2004 -- Nokia, today announced that Activision's Call of Duty(TM) will be released for the N-Gage game deck. The critically acclaimed, first-person World War II action game is set for an all-out assault on N-Gage game decks everywhere. Call of Duty thrusts players to the front lines of combat, as ordinary soldiers fight together as part of a squad through the epic moments of WWII.
Call of Duty on the N-Gage platform throws gamers into instant head-to-head combat via multiplayer gaming over Bluetooth wireless technology and allows them to experience the intensity of WWII. Players will also be able to battle for top rankings on the N-Gage Arena exclusive leaderboards.
"Nokia is proud to bring another award winning title from Activision to the N-Gage platform," said Pasi Pýýlýýnen, Director, Games Publishing, Nokia. "Call of Duty brings multiplayer mobile warfare to the next level with a full 3D experience."
"Call of Duty on the N-Gage allows players to experience Activision's critically acclaimed first-person action game in a unique mobile environment," said Dave Anderson, Senior Director of Business Development and Licensing for Activision, Inc. "The addition of wireless connectivity brings a distinctive competitive experience that handheld gamers will truly enjoy anytime, anywhere."
Call of Duty is expected to be available in the fourth quarter of 2004.
The N-Gage game deck is an innovative mobile device that is creating an entirely new market for the games industry. Built for active and hardcore gamers, the N-Gage platform is the first mobile and connected game deck to feature online high-quality 3D multiplayer gameplay 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.
Headquartered in Santa Monica, California, Activision, Inc. is a leading worldwide developer, publisher and distributor of interactive entertainment and leisure products. Founded in 1979, Activision posted net revenues of $864 million for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2003.
Activision maintains operations in the U.S., Canada, the United Kingdom, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Australia, Scandinavia and the Netherlands. More information about Activision and its products can be found on the company's World Wide Web site, which is located at http://www.activision.com.