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Classic strategy title Civilization cultivates new ground as it ships on the N-Gage platform

Sid's series goes portable, with an N-Gage version in the shops today.
[This unedited press release is made available courtesy of Game Developer and its partnership with notable game PR-related resource Games Press]

Espoo, Finland - March 2, 2006 - Nokia today announced that it has shipped CivilizationTM the classic empire-building strategy game from Atari. Recognized as one of the greatest games of all time, fans of the franchise will now have the chance to revisit Civilization anytime, anywhere.

Combining an addictive blend of building, exploration, discovery and conquests, Civilization allows players to pit their wits against some of the greatest leaders in history as they strive to build the ultimate civilization.

From humble beginnings in less than comfortable surroundings like mud huts, players will have the chance to build their wealth, influence and diplomatic profile as they move through the game. Gamers are tasked with a mission to create the most powerful culture on the planet by means of eliminating all other civilizations or via the Space race option - the choice is theirs.

"The addition of Sid Meier's strategy masterpiece to the N-Gage games catalogue creates a brand new way in which Civilization fans can enjoy this classic title," said Gregg Sauter, director, games publishing, Nokia.

The legacy of one of history's most popular strategy games continues on the N-Gage platform.

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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2005 Atari Interactive, Inc. All rights reserved. CIVILIZATION is a registered trademark of Take Two, Interactive Software, Inc. Used with permission. Developed by Gryphondale Studios.

Copyright 2006 Nokia. All rights reserved. Nokia and N-Gage are trademarks or registered trademarks of Nokia Corporation. Bluetooth is a registered trademark of Bluetooth SIG, Inc. Some features and services are dependent on the network, supported digital content formats, the compatibility of other devices and applications, and other factors. Please refer to the user guide for more detailed information.

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