TORONTO, November 14, 2007 - Groove Media today announced that several new features have been added to UTour Golf, the free, full-featured online golfing experience where players can wager real money against other virtual golfers. Some of the new features include increased challenge options, player created tournaments and new mini-games. To start playing, visit www.utourGolf.com.
New UTour Golf features include:
-New Challenge Option: Handicap Play - Players can utilize the new handicap play feature which allows players to offer or request strokes, in order to make the games fair and challenging for both players regardless of their skill rating.
-New Challenge Modes - The new one-hole option lets players challenge an opponent to a quick, one hole game. Combined with the new entry fee options, it is now possible to put up to $100 on the line for just one hole!
-Player Created Tournaments - Playerscan now invite up to eight of their friends to play exclusive tournaments with customizable game options; including course played, number of holes and entry fee. This puts a new spin on the classic "office pool".
-Mini-Games - A Score-Based Driving Range game rewards players for their tee shot accuracy. The closer the player comes to the pin, the more points they earn. The player with the highest cumulative points wins the game.
-Stats for Everyone - All players now accumulate free lifetime golf statistics including handicap, holes played, longest successful putt and much more!
About UTour Golf
UTour Golf is the world's first free online full-featured golf video game. Players of all levels can download the game in minutes and tee off online against competitors for fun or cash prizes. Courses are inspired by golfing locations from around the world and offer multiple game rules including traditional Stroke Play and Match Play. Every game offers a new challenge with game variables that include dynamic wind and weather conditions, variable pin and tee block placements and even variable green speed and rough length. To play, visit www.utourGolf.com.
About Groove Media Inc.
Headquartered in Toronto, Canada with offices in Dublin, Ireland, Groove Media Inc. is a global publisher and developer of interactive entertainment software. Groove's mission is to revolutionize the video gaming industry by combining traditional video games, skill gaming and e-commerce. For more information, visit www.groovegames.com.
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