Espoo, Finland, April, 4, 2005 â€“Nokia today announced that the dedicated mini site has gone live for the upcoming role playing N-Gage title RIFTS at www.rifts-promiseofpower.com The site went live on Saturday, April 2, on the 49th birthday of its creator, Mr. Kevin Siembieda.
The site will excite and fulfill gamers who are waiting for news of the hotly anticipated game â€“ the first ever videogame of the world-renowned and much-loved RIFTS pen-and-paper role-playing series from Palladium BooksÂ®, Inc. In RIFTS: Promise of Power players get a classic mix of real time movement, turn-based combat and a diverse party of adventurers in a variety of 3D environments. The game also comes stacked with multi-player options that make full use of the connectivity features of the N-Gage platform.
The site will feature news, in-game movies of the game for the very first time, a production diary, character bios, FAQs and brand new screenshots. A downloadable demo of the game will be released this summer as well.
Shane Neville, producer of RIFTS: Promise of Power says, â€œWhen the opportunity came to bring RIFTS to N-Gage, I was overjoyed. The RIFTS MegaverseÂ® is a great fit for the N-Gage platform. Itâ€™s a unique world that has infinite possibilities and endless opportunities for adventure. And itâ€™s never been made into a video game before â€“ this is both a great privilege and a tremendous responsibility and one that the teams at Nokia and Backbone Entertainment are behind 110%.â€
Fans of the series should bookmark www.rifts-promiseofpower.com today so they can get the hottest game news as it happens.
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