Not quite dead yet
1/24/2005 4:07:00 PM
This should help quiet the rumors that Nokia has killed the platform as Nokia has announced SSX: Out of Bounds
for the N-Gage. The game will allow for fun single player action as well as the ability for multiplayer action over bluetooth connections or through N-Gage Arena.
SSX: Out Of Bounds On The N-Gage Grinds Its Way To Stores
Helsinki, Jan. 24, 2005. Nokia today announced that it has started to ship SSXâ„¢: Out of Bounds. With a new N-Gage exclusive 3D game engine, the seasonâ€™s only SSX game lets gamers experience head-spinning tricks on twelve unique, crazy tracks. Players can challenge others to some friendly competition head-to-head via the Bluetooth connection or via shadow racing on the N-Gage Arena.
â€œSSX is the premier fantasy snowboarding franchise and we are thrilled to offer our gamers a fantastic new 3D engine for the only SSX title this season,â€ says Pasi PÃ¶lÃ¶nen, Director, Games Publishing, Nokia. â€œIn addition, the various multiplayer options extend the gaming experience even further.â€
SSX: Out of Bounds lets gamers race down the toughest runs, catch big air, grind crazy rails and pull off flips, grabs and tweaks. Players can choose from ten unique characters to complete a set of rewarded tasks to snag new character attributes, outfits and boards on the N-Gage Arena. In addition, the sickest moves and tricks can be uploaded or downloaded as video highlight clips.
SSX: Out of Bounds is in stores now and is priced at [fill in the local retail price]. SSX: Out of Bounds is rated E for Everyone.
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