SAN FRANCISCO - July 22, 2008 Real Dice, the leading developer of multiplayer games for next-generation mobile devices, today officially announced the launch of Multiplayer Championship Poker for the iPhone and iPod Touch. Featuring live multiplayer capability, ring games,“sit-n-go” tournaments and multi-table events every 15 minutes, Multiplayer Championship Poker gives mobile Apple users the ability to connect with thousands of players from around the world 24 hours a day, seven days a week. The game is now available in the iTunes store for download at a price of $9.99.
“The expansion of Multiplayer Championship Poker to the iTunes store now allows iPhone and iPod Touch customers to pull up a virtual chair and play Texas Hold’em with the 300,000 users who are already online on a variety of other devices,” said Russ McMahon, Director of Mobile Development at Real Dice.“We’ve developed the game so players from every supported system can play live games together no matter which handset they have. This means that you can log in with your iPhone while you’re sitting at the airport and play with your Blackberry-loving best friend or take on a complete stranger who’s logged in through Facebook on the web.”
In addition to the game’s seamless real-time multiplayer mode, there is an offline option to play alone, practice and build a Poker career against 200 unique AI opponents. The application also comes with a comprehensive strategy guide for all levels, as well as free desktop and Facebook versions, which all play together seamlessly.
Multiplayer Championship Poker has received widespread acclaim from gaming and Poker enthusiasts alike, and was hailed as“Game of the Year” by Smartphone Magazine in 2005, 2006 and 2007.
For the latest Texas Holdem’ screenshots, please visit http://www.realdice.com/press/Poker_Images.zip.
For more information or to purchase the product for BlackBerry ($14.95), Palm ($19.95), Windows Mobile ($19.95) or Symbian ($9.95), please visit www.realdice.com/poker.
About Real Dice
Real Dice was founded to develop multiplayer games for next-generation mobile devices like PalmOS, Windows Mobile, BlackBerry and Symbian platforms. With a focus on creating rich, immersive games, Real Dice enables users to play together across multiple platforms in real-time. Real Dice games are available for purchase through major mobile operators such as Verizon Wireless, Sprint, Cingular and T-Mobile, leading online merchants and retail stores throughout the United States and Europe. For more information, please visit www.realdice.com.
Jordan Shelford, Real Dice, Inc.