BEDMINSTER, NJ and LOS ANGELES — From E3 2006 today, Verizon Wireless highlighted top phones for mobile games. With hundreds of games in the Get It Now® and V CAST catalogues, including sports, strategy, action, puzzle, classic, casino, television and movie games, V CAST 3D games and more, Verizon Wireless offers cool games for anyone with a V CAST or Get It Now-enabled phone. Verizon Wireless' phones put mobile games, the latest wireless services and the nation's most reliable wireless network in the palm of your hand, making it the perfect time to get equipped with a gaming phone.
Whether you're a closet gamer who works hard and plays hard, a music maniac, a trend-setting jet setter, just getting into the game world or a gamer on a shoestring, Verizon Wireless has the phone and games for you. Offering the convenience of mobility, Verizon Wireless' V CAST and the Get In Now virtual store let you shop from your phone and download the applications over the air.
- The Closet Gamer: Mobile professionals who have a bit of time to kill (or can't resist the latest action game in between meetings) and want a truly all-in-one device should look no further than the V from LG. The V effortlessly combines function with gameplay with its distinctive flip-open design and full QWERTY keyboard. The V supports the latest and greatest services such as V CAST the nation's first wireless broadband service for consumers that lets customers play 3D games plus browse and download video clips and is loaded with productivity features such as Bluetooth® technology for wireless connectivity. The V is also equipped to support VZ NavigatorSM, which offers a wide array of Location Based Services (LBS) options, including mapping, audible turn-by-turn navigation and the ability to find more than 14 million points of interest a valuable tool for road warriors.
The Closet Gamer can sneak in the following games to keep entertained with The V:
1. Sonic The Hedgehog 2. Hasbro's 3D Bop It 3. VZW Solitaire 4. The Sims 2 Connected Edition5. PACMAN
- Music Maniac: Packing a variety of advanced features, the V CAST Music-enabled Samsung SCH-a950 represents the combination of utility and entertainment for those looking for a fully immersive multimedia experience. The latest V CAST 3D games and more are available on the Samsung SCH-a950, plus it lets you create the soundtrack to your life with V CAST Music, the most comprehensive mobile music download service in the nation with more than one million songs from labels and indie providers. The SCH-a950 is perfect for life's moments, whether playing the newest hit from your favorite band for your friends or playing that perfect song that you know will get your friends on their feet.
Music Maniacs can keep grooving to these games available on the SCH-a950:
1. Need for Speed: Most Wanted 2. Music Qubes 3. Luxor 4. VZW Texas Hold'em 5. VH1 - I Know The 80's
- The Fashionista: If you're seeking the pinnacle of style and performance, check out the Motorola RAZR V3c the only RAZR that comes with the nation's most reliable wireless network. Famously slim, the RAZR V3c makes staying connected and informed fashionable with Bluetooth and V CAST capabilities, giving gamers all of the action of 3D games in one sleek fashion-forward package. An office-quality speakerphone, 1.3 megapixel camera, video record and playback, speech recognition capability and up to 30 megabytes of embedded memory also pack a heavyweight punch in this surprisingly light phone. Available in Orchid Pink or Graphite, the RAZR V3c is the perfect accessory for a night on the town as it slips discretely into a fitted pair of pants or chic evening clutch.
These games are always in style when played on the RAZR V3c from Verizon Wireless:
1. DaVinci Code Quest 2. Insaniquarium Deluxe 3. VZW Mahjong 4. Diner Dash 5. Scrabble Blast
- The Dabbler: Fully loaded with the latest technology, including a 1.3 mega pixel camera, embedded Bluetooth technology for hands-free communication and capabilities to access V CAST and Get It Now content, the Motorola E815 is anything but basic. The E815's sturdy design and roster of functions, from a date book, to a calculator, to a contact directory that stores up to 1000 contacts, make this the perfect handset for the newbie crowd. Polyphonic ringer and sound capabilities, advanced speech recognition and bright internal screen are ideal for junior varsity gamers.
The Dabbler can experience terrific gameplay on the Motorola E815 with these games:
1. Ridge Racer 3D 2. Orcs and Elves 3. UNO Challenge 4. Zuma 5. USA TODAY Sudoku
- Gamer on a Shoestring: The affordable VX5200 offers all the wireless necessities in a powerful clamshell design, making it an ideal game phone for the budget-conscious. The VX5200's compact shape means it slips easily into a backpack or coat pocket and lets customers stay in touch with TXT and PIX Messaging. The phone features a camera, so it's easy to capture spontaneous moments with friends, and the phone's 32-chord polyphonic sound system supports your favorite ring tone downloads from the getTONES shopping aisle of the Get It Now virtual store.
If you have a VX5200, check out a wide variety of games on your phone, including:
1. Family Guy 2. Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion 3. VZW Casino 4. Blackjack Cheater 5. Tiger Woods Golf
You can also visit www.getvcast.com or www.verizonwireless.com/getitnow to get the latest information on top games and new games from Verizon Wireless, game pricing and phone availability. 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.
Great game phones are available for every budget; all prices for these five gaming phones include $50 mail-in rebate:
The VPrice with two-year customer agreement: $149.99Price with one-year customer agreement: $199.99
Samsung SCH-a950Price with two-year customer agreement: $149.99Price with one-year customer agreement: $199.99
Motorola RAZR V3cPrice with two-year customer agreement: $79.99Price with one-year customer agreement: $129.99
Motorola E815Price with two-year customer agreement: $49.99Price with one-year customer agreement: $99.99
LG VX5200Price with two-year customer agreement: $29.99Price with one-year customer agreement: $79.99
For more information about Verizon Wireless products and services, visit a Verizon Wireless Communications Store, call 1-800-2 JOIN IN or go to www.verizonwireless.com.
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