N-Gage family grows with Nokia 5730 XpressMusic

25 Comments »

The Nokia 5730 XpressMusic is the next member to join the expanding N-Gage family. The sideways sliding full QWERTY keyboard makes messaging friends on the N-Gage Arena community fast and easy. Combined with a 2.4″ display for landscape gaming and dedicated gaming keys, competing with them is even more fun. There are also great games to choose from with at least 13 pre-loaded try-and-buy games available inbox, and the shortcuts bar at the bottom of the Homescreen for XpressMusic offers access to many more via the N-Gage application shortcut.

“With dedicated gaming keys and a full QWERTY keyboard, we’re particularly excited about this latest addition to the N-Gage family,” said Antoine Doumenc, Marketing Director for games, Nokia. “With plenty of pre-loaded games and access to even more via the N-Gage application shortcut on the Homescreen, we expect the Nokia 5730 XpressMusic to be a popular device with anyone who likes to play mobile games.”

Games available on the Nokia 5730 XpressMusic:
Asphalt 4: Elite Racing by Gameloft
Block Breaker Deluxe by Gameloft
Bounce by Nokia Games Publishing
Brain Challenge by Gameloft
Café Solitaire 12-Pack by Digital Chocolate
Café Sudoku by Digital Chocolate
Crash Bandicoot Nitro Kart 3D by Vivendi Mobile Games
EA SPORTS™ FIFA 09 by Electronic Arts
Pro Series Golf by Nokia Games Publishing
Star Wars™: The Force Unleashed™ by THQ Wireless
The Sims™ 2 Pets by Electronic Arts
Tetris® by Electronic Arts
World Series of Poker ™ Pro Challenge by Glu Mobile

Players can try out all the games at no charge. With the voucher included inbox they can activate one full game license.

In addition to being an excellent gaming machine, this connected digital music player offers over-the-air downloads and seamless interoperability of the Nokia Music Store and Comes With Music where available.

The Nokia 5730 XpressMusic will be available in select markets in the third quarter of 2009 with an estimated retail price of 280 EUR exclusive of subsidies and taxes.