Nokia, together with Electronic Arts (EA) today announced that NCAA Football 2004 will be developed for the Nokia N-Gage game deck. One of the best-selling titles from the EA SPORTS range, NCAA Football on the Nokia N-Gage game deck gives mobile quarterbacks the chance to lead their team to the championship anywhere, anytime. The first college football season of NCAA Football 2004 on the Nokia N-Gage game deck will focus on a range of unique mobile features, including multiplayer gameplay via Bluetooth(TM) wireless technology.
“There’s a lot of excitement about the connectivity features of Nokia’s N-Gage,” said EA Executive Vice President of North American Publishing Nancy Smith. “We believe there are a lot of interesting possibilities for providing downloadable features for players of both EA SPORTS and EA GAMES titles.”
“We are obviously very excited to be announcing our first EA title for the N-Gage – NCAA Football 2004. With Nokia’s longstanding involvement in college athletics and our Nokia Sugar Bowl title sponsorship, the synergies are tremendous,” said Pasi Polonen, Director of Game Publishing, Entertainment and Media Business Unit, Nokia Mobile Phones. “With the multiplay features of NCAA Football 2004 on the N-Gage, two players can compete head-to-head in real time, putting the excitement of an NCAA football game into their hands.”
The Nokia N-Gage version of NCAA Football 2004 will offer football fans instant access to college football complete with the option play and college playbooks. Player’s will relive the intensity, pageantry and spirit of college football and celebrate the loyalty and tradition of college football’s storied football programs. NCAA Football 2004 will be available on the Nokia N-Gage game deck in time for the 2003 holiday season.