We're still waiting for a really good racing game on the N-Gage. Can Gameloft's "Asphalt: Urban GT" give us petrolheads the thrills we seek? It's yet another MMC Title due out for Christmas 2004, promising 4 player bluetooth multiplayer action.
August 19, 2004 -- Nokia and Gameloft today announced Asphalt: Urban GT for the N-Gage platform. Asphalt: Urban GTTM brings the thrill of high-speed racing in locations from around the world with licensed dream cars that players can customize for performance and looks. With its amazing 3D graphics and fast frame rate, Asphalt: Urban GT offers a true high-speed experience with the possibility to race against others via Bluetooth wireless technology.
"Asphalt: Urban GT is the first dream car racing game for the N-Gage platform and it delivers fantastic graphics and high-powered performance," says Pasi Pölönen, Director of Games Publishing, Nokia. "Asphalt: Urban GT lets you race your customized Lamborghini down the Champs-Elysée in Paris - a thrilling experience"
"We think this is an excellent fit to the N-Gage platform," says Julien Fournials, VP Production of Gameloft.." In addition to the very rich and crisp 3D graphics, the platforms allows a fast frame rate to enhance the sports cars driving experience"
Players compete to earn money so that they can buy their favorite dream cars and unlock racing tracks from around the world. With the possibility to customize car through visual and performance tuning, players can create their own racing dream car. Asphalt: Urban GT offers wireless local multiplayer gaming for up to four players with several different racing modes.
Asphalt: Urban GT is expected to hit the stores this Christmas.
I saw it at their press conference at EGN yesterday, all I can say was that it was amazing.
You drive through the streets or real cities, they have big names like ferrari BMW, bentley, you can tune your car to your specifications.