FISHLABS and Nokia Sign N-Gage Agreement

February 19, 2009

Five Multiple Award-Winning Mobile Games Coming to N-Gage

HAMBURG, Germany and ESPOO, Finland, February 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/
– Nokia (NYSE: NOK) and FISHLABS Entertainment GmbH, a leading developer and
publisher of high-quality 3D mobile games, today announced an agreement to
bring games to the N-Gage service.

Titles scheduled for release in 2009 include, Powerboat Challenge(TM),
Rally Master Pro(TM), and Snowboard Hero(TM) followed by Galaxy on Fire(TM)
and Blades & Magic(TM) in early 2010. All titles will be significantly
improved in terms of graphics and sound quality and will be enhanced with
additional features. With the powerful multimedia capabilities of N-Gage
compatible mobile phones, FISHLABS can now offer an even better gaming

“The N-Gage cooperation with Nokia is one of the most important
milestones for FISHLABS since its founding,” says Michael Schade, CEO of
FISHLABS Entertainment GmbH. “Being able to market games on millions of
devices with the marketing power of the world’s largest mobile phone
manufacturer is a major success for us. Our strategy of relying exclusively
on high-quality, innovative mobile games fits perfectly with that of Nokia to
sell only the best products on N-Gage.”

“The outstanding quality of FISHLABS mobile games is almost legendary,
and we are pleased to have gained one of the best developers for N-Gage with
FISHLABS,” adds Gregg Sauter, Director, Third Party Games Publishing, Nokia.
“FISHLABS’ portfolio of multiple award-winning games is especially popular
with core gamers and, thanks to the superior performance of the N-Gage
platform; Nokia will be able to win over many fans of FISHLABS as well as new
gamers for N-Gage.”


FISHLABS is one of the leading developers and publishers of high quality
mobile 3D games. Founded in 2004, FISHLABS is responsible for the development
of more than 20 high-end mobile games and employs a team of 30 people at the
company’s headquarters in Hamburg, Germany. FISHLABS’ portfolio of mobile
games includes numerous award-winning original IPs, such as Galaxy on
Fire(TM), DEEP(TM), Blades & Magic(TM), Rally Master Pro(TM) or Snowboard
Hero(TM) as well as AAA brands for well-known business partners, such as
V-Rally(R) 3D for Glu, Star Wars(TM) – Imperial Ace 3D for THQ or Tony Hawk’s Downhill Jam(TM) for Infospace (Activison license) and most recently
Gladiator(TM). The high quality of FISHLABS’ 3D mobile games is demonstrated
by numerous awards, such as Best Mobile Game 2008 (Rally Master Pro(TM)) and
third-best mobile game 2008 (Snowboard Hero(TM)) according to Pocket Gamer
Analysis. FISHLABS is also the Best Mobile Game Developer 2008 according to

Thanks to the high-performance, platform-independent games engine
ABYSS(R) which supports about 300 different Java(TM) and BREW(TM) devices and
the iPhone(TM), FISHLABS’ titles are able to offer a quality never before
attained in the sphere of mobile gaming. FISHLABS 3D mobile games are
distributed worldwide over more than 160 well known network providers such as
T-Mobile, Vodafone, O2, Orange, 3, Telefonica, Cingular, Sprint and Verizon
as well as directly over http://www.fishlabs.net.

Since July of 2008, the company has offered the mobile phone game
community myFISHLABS, where users can benefit from features such as price
advantages, easier payment, additional features, credit kick-backs, upgrades,
and the exchange of information about their favourite mobile games with other
community members.

For more information visit http://www.fishlabs.net.

About N-Gage

N-Gage is a connected mobile games service by Nokia, making it easy to
find, try, buy, and play high-quality mobile games on the latest mobile
devices. N-Gage offers a broad portfolio of games by Nokia Games Publishing
and the world’s leading publishers. N- Gage Arena is a community that enables
people around the world to connect and play games with others.

About Nokia

Nokia is the world leader in mobility, driving the transformation and
growth of the converging Internet and communications industries. We make a
wide range of mobile devices with services and software that enable people to
experience music, navigation, video, television, imaging, games, business
mobility and more. Developing and growing our offering of consumer Internet
services, as well as our enterprise solutions and software, is a key area of
focus. We also provide equipment, solutions and services for communications
networks through Nokia Siemens Networks.



SOURCE Nokia Corporation

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