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Why Xperia Play is not the new N-Gage

The fact that Sony Ericsson’s PlayStation Certified Xperia Play handset is a phone first and foremost and a games device second is the key differentiator that will save it from an N-Gage style fate. That’s according to Sony Ericsson market development head Dom Neil-Dwyer, who explained to Gamasutra why he …

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Nokia closes N-Gage studio

Nokia has shut down its Vancouver-based game studio, affecting some 100 jobs in the process, Develop understands. Nokia’s N-Gage Design Studio in Vancouver had developed a significant number of titles for the first and second generation N-Gage systems, as well as for mobile phones. The group worked on franchises such …

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Nokia opens Ovi content portal

Nokia has opened the doors to its much-anticipated Ovi Store, which it hopes will steal some of the mobile app initiative back from Apple. Customers can update their devices with the Ovi Store mobile app (Nokia says it is compatible with more than 50 million S60 and S40 handsets globally) …

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Is this the end for Nokia N-Gage?

Nokia’s previous claims that its N-Gage game platform would not be merged with its growing Ovi app store have been cast into doubt following the announcement of new plans to ‘create a better user experience in the Nokia ecosystem’. As part of the announced changes, all mobile games will now …

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Motion control gaming heading to N-Gage

Perhaps its a case of ‘if you can’t beat ’em join ’em’ – Nokia has taken a leaf out of Nintendo’s book for a new strategy of motion controlled games on N-Gage. The first game to take advantage of the new functions is an upgraded version 3D game Bounce Boing …

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