Espoo, Finland - Nokia, the world leader in mobile communications, and Glu Mobile, a leading global publisher of mobile games, announced today that Glu will be publishing a selection of mobile games and content on the N-Gage platform. Glu's portfolio of top-rated games includes original titles like Super K.O. Boxing!, Stranded and the Ancient Empires franchise, as well as titles based on major brands from Atari, Harrah's, Hasbro, Microsoft, PlayFirst, PopCap Games and Sony.
"Glu Mobile is one of the driving forces in the mobile gaming industry and we're excited to be working with them to bring premium mobile game experiences to our N-Gage platform," said Gregg Sauter, Director, Games Publishing, Nokia. "Glu's reputation and experience in creating compelling mobile games makes them a natural fit for the N-Gage platform."
"We're excited to be part of Nokia's mobile gaming efforts, and are impressed with the offering that Nokia has brought together with its new N-Gage Platform," said Kristian Segerstråle, Managing Director, EMEA, Glu Mobile. "The combination of Nokia's hardware and mobile platform vision and expertise along with Glu's top-rated, quality mobile games will deliver consumers a truly unique immersive entertainment experience."
The first Glu title currently planned for the platform is World Series of Poker® Texas Hold'em (WSOP), which allows players to compete at tables with up to eight mobile gamers against WSOP champions such as Chris "Jesus" Ferguson and Scott Fischman. World Series of Poker Texas Hold'em is among the portfolio of games, applications and wallpapers that Glu is developing and publishing based on a multi-year, worldwide alliance with Harrah's License Company, LLC, an affiliate of Harrah's Entertainment, Inc. (NYSE: HET).