Manchester, England June 2nd 2009
A debut gameplay trailer has been released for Inferno Pool during E3 2009 showcasing the revolutionary new gameplay concept of this brand new PSN / XBLA title. This isn’t Pool as you know it; this is multiplayer mayhem for 1-4 players simultaneously fighting for victory. Alliances will be formed, friends will be betrayed, and the battle isn’t over until the stat screen appears.
With a simple control scheme and silky smooth arcade gameplay, Inferno Poolis easy to pick up and play, while offering tonnes of depth to have serious gamerspulling off outrageous skill shots and unleashing the power of Inferno Mode.
“Just like all the great‘one more go’ games, it comes straight from the‘why didn’t I think of that’ drawer.” - PS3Attitude.com
The game includes classic 8 ball and 9 ball Pool modes for 1-2 players, but the real star of the show is the original Inferno Pool mode, where 1-4 local or online players pot as quickly as they can to clear their tables, while firing their potted balls to opponents tables, or stockpiling them for a later onslaught.
“Whether or not you like and indeed play pool, this game will still provide you with an unrivalled amount of multiplayer mayhem and competitive fun”–
Crazy skill shots such as Multiball, Combo, Kick, Bank and Jump Shots rack up skill points which fill players Inferno Meters. When full this unleashes the devastation of Inferno Mode, where flames fly out of pockets and potting power is doubled.
“The physics are spot on, the controls are super simple yet extremely satisfying and the framerate is consistently 60FPS.” - PushSquare.com
The game also includes a punishing Endurance Mode where players battle to pot against the clock, scalable AI opponents, stunning 60fps HD graphics, online leaderboards and challenging trophies / achievements.
“We have a feeling that, no matter what the social occasion in the future, Inferno Pool will be making an appearance. And we can’t think of a better recommendation than that.” - PS3Attitude.com
“It is an essential purchase from the Playstation Network Store and a demonstration of the quality we should now come to expect from Dark Energy Digital.”
- TheSixthAxis.com: 9/10
Inferno Pool is available now on PSN in PAL territories, and will launch shortly on PSN in NTSC regions and on XBLA.
For more information on the game, to download the E3 2009 Gameplay Trailer, or to request a PSN Voucher Code to review the PAL version of the game, visit http://www.darkenergydigital.com/inferno.php.