Xanadu Next Invades The N-Gage Platform

Xanadu Next
Invades The N-Gage Platform


Espoo, Finland, June 20, 2005 – Nokia
announced today that the highly anticipated role-playing game, Xanadu NextTM,
is arriving to stores. Xanadu Next, an original take on the
Xanadu franchise for the N-Gage platform, is a unique blend of
traditional role-playing and exciting real-time combat that offers a one-of-a-
kind gaming experience for Xanadu fans. Gamers will be able to prove their
skills to the world by uploading their high scores to the N-Gage Arena, the
world’s biggest mobile gaming community. The most skilled gamers can also
unlock a special map via the N-Gage Arena.


“We are really excited to able to bring
the Xanadu franchise to the N-Gage platform,” said Gregg Sauter, Director,
Games Publishing, Nokia. “Xanadu Next offers everything gamers have to come
expect from the franchise; a rich RPG experience that draws you in and won’t
let you go.”


Xanadu Next transports gamers to far-off
land of Xanadu to help liberate the once vibrant kingdom from the evil
clutches of Galsis, the King Dragon and his army of monsters. Gamers are
tasked to rescue MOMO, daughter of the village mayor, who has been abducted by
Galsis’ evil minions.  By completing enigmatic missions and fighting off
numerous enemies and bosses, gamers can rescue the beautiful MOMO and restore 
Xanadu to its former tranquility.


Xanadu Next is available for
at and is rated T for Teen.



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 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.


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