'CustomPlay Golf 2009'

Sheffield, July 1st 2008– Lexicon Entertainment, a leading publisher and distributor of interactive entertainment software for video game console systems and personal computers world-wide, is pleased to announce the signing of CustomPlay Golf 2009 for release in October 2008 on PC and Q1 2009 on Nintendo Wii.

CustomPlay Golf 2009 revitalizes the golfing experience with a game packed with features that encompasses the full embodiment of this great sport along with some little extras that will please aficionados and the leisure player equally. From the detailed delights of 15 full 18 hole championship courses to some inventive crazy golf courses, no area is left untapped to present the ultimate in GOLF!

CustomPlay Golf 2009 builds on the solid base of CustomPlay Golf 2, built on realistic physics, swing mechanics, stunning courses and player customization. The new editor is fast and easy to use, allowing for the most realistic looking courses yet. In-game the whole course is always displayed in the distance and loading times between holes have been eradicated. Added to this are the following all new course types; Crazy Golf, Mini Golf, Par 3, Pitch and Putt and Driving Range, to make an all-encompassing golf experience.

“We are excited to be working with the CustomPlay Golf team as their experience and knowledge in the creation a golf game is exceptional. Lexicon Entertainment believes they can create a new unique benchmark as they truly understand the most important nuances of this great sport and we believe a golf title that will have gamers coming back for more”. Christopher Allcroft, President of Publishing for Lexicon Entertainment UK Ltd.

THE COURSES

Including 15 full 18 hole championship Golf courses, including licensed and fantasy courses, along with the following, additional varieties: - Par3 (full 18 hole par 3 courses with all clubs available), Pitch and Putt (short 18 hole courses, with just the pitching wedge and putter available), Mini Golf (putter only courses), Crazy Golf (themed courses with obstacles, moving objects and animating objects), Driving Range (traditional and fantasy).

CUSTOMISATION

The editor allows anyone to create any kind of course from scratch. Create a player and tailor their playing style and look. When playing you can setup the game according to tee time, weather, pin location, tee difficulty and game mode.

FEATURES

    <*>Game Modes; Practice Mode, Offline, AI, Matchplay, Strokeplay, Stableford, Modified Stableford, Foursomes and Fourballs. <*>Online– play against 1 to 7 opponents. <*>PlayMail– email a playable version of any hole, to anyone, they can play it even if they don’t own the game. <*>Dynamic time of day system, choose your tee time and watch time fly. <*>Physics– the ball data in game was provided by T&K Golf Research who collate data for the major golf equipment manufacturers. <*>Stunning graphical weather/effects including enhanced lighting and shadow systems for objects and terrain, normal map, detail map, mega-texture and more <*>PlayMail, allowing you to email, detailed playable holes to anyone, even if they don’t own the game
“We are pleased to be working with a publisher who shares our vision of creating the best golf game going. Our goal is to create the most realistic golf game and to add as many options and varieties of the game as we can! We also look to work closely with our fanbase to keep improving everything we do and we will continue to strive for perfection. We strongly believe Lexicon to be the perfect partner to help us take our game to a much wider audience.” Dean Baker, CustomPlay Games Ltd.

PITCHING IN A NEW DIRECTION

CustomPlay Golf 2009 delivers a lot, lot more and will be available October 2008 for PC and Q1 2009 on Nintendo Wii.

Contact details

For distribution enquires please contact - distribution@lexiconentertainment.com

For all press and media related enquires– pr@lexiconentertainment.com

Release date for PC: October 2008

Wii TBC

Price: PC£19:99 - Wii TBC

Rating: 3+

About Lexicon Entertainment

Lexicon Entertainment is a leading publisher and distributor of interactive entertainment software for video game console systems and personal computers. The company was founded to provide an interactive element to its vision of a state-of-the-art, multi-faceted entertainment company. Since its inception in 2005 Lexicon Entertainment has continually been heralded for its focus on creating rich, immersive worlds for players to discover. Lexicon Entertainment games continually receive critical acclaim and attain commercial success, with the company’s products shipped to over 25 territories.

About CustomPlay Games

CustomPlay Games Ltd is a developer of high quality golf games, golf simulator software and golf course architect software for the PC. The company was founded in 2002 with the goal of creating games around the principles of CREATE, PLAY, COMMUNICATE. CustomPlay’s strategy is to involve the community and users of its software and to continually improve it via their input.

Hardware Specification for PC

Minimum Specification

Internet Connection

Windows XP or Windows Vista

2.4Ghz Processor

2Gb Disc Space

1Gb System Memory

256Mb 3D Graphics Card

DirectX9.0c

DirectX compatible Sound Card

DVD-Rom


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