Asphalt: Urban GT Sequel Announced

Nokia today announced that it has shipped Asphalt Urban GT 2, the rip-roaring sequel to the fantasy racing game on the N-Gage platform.

Ramping up the vehicle choice for this edition of the franchise, developer and publisher Gameloft has really spiced up the action. In addition to 37 fully customizable cars, ranging from Hummer to the delectable Aston Martin, Asphalt Urban GT 2 also gives gamers the chance to race on two wheels with a selection of 8 motorbikes to choose from. Even better game physics and collision effects create an intense improved driving experience on 15 tracks in 14 real locations from San Francisco to Tokyo further intensify Gameplay.

Gamers and up to three friends can enjoy Asphalt Urban GT 2’s visually stunning graphics via Bluetooth connectivity and can compare their skills to players worldwide via shadow racing and score upload capabilities on the N-Gage Arena.

“For the second time, fans of the Asphalt series on the N-Gage platform will get the chance to experience high octane fantasy driving but this time with new tracks, new vehicles and better graphics. “So get ready for the ride of your life!”said Gregg Sauter, Director Games Publishing, Nokia.

Fans of Asphalt Urban GT 2 can also try before they buy, with a free downloadable demo available from here, letting gamers choose from two licensed cars and two motorbikes to race for a limited time in San Francisco or Tokyo. In addition, the demo also offers the possibility to race against a friend via Bluetooth wireless technology.

Asphalt Urban GT 2 also features loading screens images of sexy girl group The Pussycat Dolls and real music from Moby with the track ‘Lift Me Up’ from the album Hotel.