Cologne, Germany–" Football Genius– The Ultimate Quiz", from the sports label of publisher RTL Interactive GmbH, has launched on Xbox LIVE® Arcade and is now available world-wide from Xbox LIVE Marketplace for the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft.
Football Genius– The Ultimate Quiz gets underway with a brilliant kick-off. With six Football packs about the international, English, French, German, Italian, and Spanish Football worlds, and with more than 3,500 different questions, up to four players get to score. From general know-how about Football down to true insider questions, the quiz challenges players' knowledge of all things related to the vast world of Football.
Virtual Football aficionados will have no trouble keeping up with their heroes in the various game varieties. Playing against the clock in "Kick-Off" mode, or risking it all in "Foul Play" - Football fans get to experience far more than just 90 minutes' worth of fun, and test their sports knowledge in nine different game modes with sensational features.
Beginners and advanced players are not only be able to turn pro online: The offline mode of Football Genius– The Ultimate Quiz provides great entertainment for the whole family. The quiz supports Xbox 360® Big Button Pad for a genuine stadium atmosphere in the players' own living rooms.
Football Genius– The Ultimate Quiz was developed by South African studio I-Imagine Interactive. Located in Johannesburg, I-Imagine Interactive is the first independent developing studio on the African continent. In 2000, I-Imagine Interactive was the first developer world-wide to be accepted into the Microsoft Incubator promotion program in order to develop a stunt racing title for Xbox.
Football Genius– The Ultimate Quiz is available to download now from Xbox LIVE Marketplace.
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About RTL Interactive Games Publishing:
The Games Publishing division of RTL interactive GmbH (RTL Games GmbH until December 31, 2008) is responsible for the entire computer and console games business of the Media Group RTL Germany. The team designs and publishes video games for different types of gamers and focuses on the mass market of arcade and casual games. Further, individual titles by the Games PublishingUnit appeal to fans of adventure, fantasy and role playing games. Generally, RTL interactive is aiming to serve all console platforms as well as PC with its future projects. In the market, the games publisher operates with a consistent three label strategy: Especially family friendly titles are released by the label Playtainment. The brand RTL Sports encompasses successful sports video games. The label Black Inc. appeals to fans of adventure, fantasy and role playing games, providing high-quality, complex premium titles especially for core gamers. For further information please go to http://www.rtlsports-games.de
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