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Singapore, June 4, 2007– Ozura Mobile (“Ozura”), a leading international publisher and developer of mobile entertainment, and Maxis Communication Berhad (“Maxis”) jointly launched the world’s first mobile trading card game,“Master of Maya” in MaxGames, a tournament based mobile gaming and community portal.
Master of Maya, a real time multiplayer game published by Nokia Siemens Networks, collaborates the classic trading card game concept with MaxGames which is powered by Ozura’s FunlogiX™ to enhance mobile users’ experience i.e. users can play with each other wherever and whenever they like.
In the world of the Mayas, players will be faced with epic battles full of dramatic action to take them places they have never experience before. This mobile version of Master of Maya which features a trading card RPG tells a story about a peaceful community consisting of the Maya people challenging their mysterious opponents.
In Master of Maya, the player takes the role of a Mayan ruler and combines a variety of characters to form a powerful team with which he or she can go up against other players. Special mutation cards enable the characters to be evolved and their fighting and sorcery skills improved. In the multiplayer mode, not only the players can play with theirs friends– regardless of where the players are situated, they also can challenge any player from the Maya community.
Lion Peh, Ozura’s Chief Executive Officer recommended that the game has skillfully united the perception of trading cards with the technologies of the current mobile phones.
“We are confident that Master of Maya and our MaxGames portal will pave the way for future mobile games with high-production values. It has real mass market appeal and even people who haven’t yet discovered the trading cards will enjoy this gameplay,” said Lion.
Master of Maya was launched on 31st of May. Players who are interested can log on to MaxGames via WAP. To learn more about Master of Maya, please visit MaxGames at www.maxgames.com.my to instantly commence familiarizing and acknowledging its contents.
About Ozura Mobile
Ozura Mobile is a leading international developer and publisher for mobile games and game developer engine to carriers, aggregators, mobile phone manufacturers and service providers. The company creates games for the mobile phones based on J2ME, BREW or Symbian platform. Ozura’s games are available all over the world through its distribution network of thousands of partners spanning across 130 countries. It is expected that the growth of mobile phones supporting these platforms will exceed one billion units worldwide in 2008. Additional news and information about the company is available at www.ozura.com.
About Maxis Group
The Maxis Group is the region’s emerging mobile telecommunications Group serving nearly 13 million customers as of December 2006. It has operations in Malaysia, India through subsidiary, Aircel Limited, and Indonesia through PT Natrindo Telepon Seluler.
The Group has a 5,000 strong workforce and is the sixth largest public listed company in Malaysia. Its vision is to be a‘Regional Communications Leader of Choice’ by delivering service excellence and innovative solutions that bring people together. For more information, please visit www.maxis.com.my
About Nokia Siemens Networks
Nokia Siemens Networks is a leading global enabler of communications services. The company provides a complete, well-balanced product portfolio of mobile and fixed network infrastructure solutions and addresses the growing demand for services with 20,000 service professionals worldwide. The combined pro-forma net sales of€17.1 billion Euro in fiscal year 2006 make Nokia Siemens Networks one of the largest telecommunications infrastructure companies. Nokia Siemens Networks has operations in some 150 countries and is headquartered in Espoo, Finland. It combines Nokia’s Networks Business Group and the carrier related businesses of Siemens Communications.
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