New York - Gameloft®, a leading developer and publisher of console and mobile games, announced today the launch of Midnight Pool, an exciting and competitive pool simulation game that is made exclusively for Nintendo’s downloadable games service: WiiWare™. Midnight Pool is based on Gameloft’s popular Midnight Series and is the fourth title the company has developed for WiiWare. Midnight Pool is available now for 800 Wii Points™.
Set in the liveliest bar settings across America, Midnight Pool is the first complete pool game available on WiiWare and provides a deep billiards experience for Wii™ players of all ages and skill levels. The title cleverly uses the Wii RemoteTM as a cue to aim, shoot and spin balls on the table.
- <*>Easily perform precise shots thanks to the Wii Remote’s intuitive controls.*> <*>The friendly, feisty atmosphere of seven American pool bars: The Gator’s Refuge, The Crazy Moose, and more.*> <*>Seven available characters with unique personalities, none of whom are at a loss for words!*> <*>Challenge mode to learn all the most amazing trick shots.*> <*>Local multiplayer mode to compete against friends like in a real tournament!*> <*>3 sets of rules: 8-ball US, 8-ball UK and 9-ball.*>
Gameloft is a leading international publisher and developer of video games for mobile phones and consoles. Established in 1999, it has emerged as one of the top innovators in its field. The company creates games for mobile handsets equipped with Java, Brew or Symbian technology. The total number of games-enabled handsets is anticipated to exceed four billion units by 2012. Gameloft games are also available to players on WiiWare and DS, Microsoft’s Xbox LIVE Arcade, Apple’s iPod and PCs.
Partnership agreements with leading licensors and sports personalities such as Ubisoft Entertainment, Universal Pictures, ABC, Dreamworks Animations SKG, Endemol, 20th Century Fox, Viacom, Sony Pictures, Touchtone Television, Warner Bros., FifPro, Ferrari, Paris Hilton, Gus Hansen, Kobe Bryant, Derek Jeter, Reggie Bush, Chuck Norris, Jonny Wilkinson or Robinho allow Gameloft to form strong relationships with international brands. In addition to the partnerships, Gameloft owns and operates titles such as Block Breaker Deluxe, Asphalt: Urban GT and New York Nights.
Through agreements with major telephone wireless carriers, handset manufacturers, specialized distributors and its online shop, Gameloft has a distribution network in over 80 plus countries.
Gameloft has worldwide offices in New York, San Francisco, Seattle, Montreal, Mexico, Buenos Aires, Paris, London, Cologne, Milan, Madrid, Lisbon, Copenhagen, Warsaw, Helsinki, Vienna, Bucharest, New Delhi, Seoul, KualaLumpur, Beijing, Hong Kong, Singapore, Tokyo and Sydney. Gameloft is listed on Euronext Paris (ISIN: FR0000079600, Bloomberg: GFT FP, Reuters: GLFT.PA)
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