FORT LEE, NJ and SALEM, OR — SkyZone Entertainment, Inc., a mobile entertainment provider and MachineWorks Northwest, a premiere game developer for mobile and native platforms, today announced the anticipated title Duke Nukem Arena 3D is live on select Verizon Wireless Get It Now®-enabled phones. Featuring stunning 3D visuals and interactive multiplayer capabilities, Duke Nukem Arena 3D provides one of the most compelling first-person shooter (FPS) game experiences available on mobile today.
Utilizing the RIPP3D graphics engine, Duke Nukem Arena 3D engages players in a fully immersive, graphically stunning environment that capitalizes on mainstream penetration of high-end consumer handsets. Players can assume the role of Paratrooper, Pigcop, or Duke and battle it out with up to three players in the mobile FPS showdown that redefines the wireless platform.
"SkyZone is serious about marquee content acquisition, and our relationship with MachineWorks NorthWest gives us the ability to deliver a more high-end gaming experience to subscribers," said Bob Shireman, Chief Publishing Officer for SkyZone Entertainment, Inc. "In addition to complimenting our portfolio of popular gaming titles, Duke Nukem Arena 3D has appeal across a wide gamer demographic, representing an excellent value driver for carriers."
"Duke Nukem enjoys a tremendous following among FPS fans and we believe this chapter of the mobile franchise will even further extend this fan base," said Andreas Vasen, CEO of MachineWorks Northwest. "SkyZone is a visionary and innovative publishing partner, helping us deliver Duke Nukem Arena's exciting multiplayer functionality to the mobile gaming community."
Duke Nukem Arena 3D is now live and can be purchased in the Get Fun & Games shopping aisle in the Get It Now virtual store. Nukem Arena 3D is available for $3.49 monthly access or $9.99 unlimited access and is available on select Verizon Wireless Get It Now-enabled phones including: LG VX8300, LG Chocolate, LG VX8600, Samsung SCH-a990, Motorola MOTOKRZR K1m, Motorola RAZR V3c w/LBS, Motorola RAZR V3m, Motorola MOTOSLVR L7c, VZW G'zOne Type-V, VZW CDM 8945, and the Nokia 6315i. Download charges for Get It Now applications vary and airtime charges apply when browsing, downloading and using certain applications. Customers need a Get It Now-enabled handset and Verizon Wireless digital service to access the Get It Now virtual store.
About SkyZone Entertainment
SkyZone Entertainment, Inc., and SK Group company, creates and delivers exciting "Made for Mobile" content that meets emerging consumer demand for gaming over multiple wireless and portable entertainment devices. Through its SK Group sponsorship, SkyZone draws on an advanced Korean legacy of network interoperability and publishing innovation to offer cutting-edge and premium applications featuring 3D graphics, networked multiplayer environments and trans-medial access to telecommunications carriers and mobile gamers around the world. For more information, visit www.skyzonemobile.com.
About MachineWorks Northwest
Harvesting the talents of the Silicon Forest, MachineWorks NorthWest LLC created the critically acclaimed Duke Nukem Mobile line of games and is hard at work on the highly anticipated mobile version of PREY. Other titles include Stargate SG-1, Rocky Boxing 3D: Apollo's Fall, and Greg Hastings Max'd. www.machineworksnorthwest.com
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