Pimp up your powerboat and go full throttle to compete against cool dudes and hot chicks in high-speed racing on twisted rivers in Powerboat Challenge. Prove your drive style and pass the buoys along the course to fill up your boost bar and to unlock additional tuning options.
Mark Ollila the Head of Cross Media Solutions at Nokia, shares his views about Games on Ovi and Nokia’s vision of mobile gaming as a whole. He also reveals that Nokia will be releasing two to three more games before the end of the year, designed to specifically show off certain technologies. Check out the video after the break.
Although N-Gage is on its way out, you can still download the games up until the end of 2010. So you can still experience the thrill of the lanes in the palm of your hands with AMF Bowling Pinbusters! Players can choose from 12 unique characters, each with their own signature style and moves, bowl in fantastic 3D venues, and enter the World Cup to become a virtual bowling champion! Bowl in Quick Play, Precision, and Duckpins modes or experience all the excitement of multiplayer via N-Gage Arena. AMF Bowling Pinbusters! on N-Gage features Point Pickups, allowing users to collect N-Gage points and track high scores. Players will have the ability to post their scores to a leader board as well as track their personal bests on their devices.
Nokia has decided to terminate it’s N-Gage gaming services after several years of struggle in attaining a high level of users. The news comes with the vision of evolving its gaming platform and integrating it into the Ovi Store, which has now become Nokia’s ‘one-stop-shop’ for all mobile content. N-Gage has suffered in the past and after its initial downfall, Nokia revamped the service and relaunched it a second time round. At first it seamed to be the next best thing, with the devices sporting the service being more desirable compared to before. However with the high standard of mobile gaming provided by Apple and its iPhone, it was always going to be difficult to pursue a service that was already behind its competitors. More details after the break.