November 8th, 2004, 09:51
Gizmondo, one the new kids on the handheld console block, is to see its gaming portfolio strengthened by the addition of RTS Age of Empires, third-person blaster MechAssault and the Rare-developed puzzle game It's Mr Pants.[br]Gizmondo Europe Ltd announced the new titles today, revealing that they're part of a contract signed with Microsoft that extends to a further two games for the handheld - although the two games in question currently remain under wraps.[br][br]A beaming Carl Freer, managing director, Gizmondo, said of the deal with Microsoft that it "strengthens the existing linkage between Gizmondo and Microsoft Game Studios." [br][br]"We welcome their enthusiasm and look forward to carrying the titles on our pocket-sized console. Our collaboration puts both Gizmondo and Microsoft Game Studios in a great position to meet all challengers in the handheld gaming market," Freer added.