CONNECT2MEDIA LAUNCHES‘ULTIMATE CRICKET WORLD CUP 2011’ ON MOBILE PHONES

Manchester, February 16 th 2011 - Connect2Media have launched their own pocket sized Cricket World Cup game ahead of the greatly anticipated Cricket World Cup, The biggest and most important date in the cricketing calendar.  The event will be broadcast across 220 countries over six weeks, with the first match this Saturday 19 th February. 

Step up to the crease and bat for glory in the most comprehensive, authentic and challenging cricket game on mobile. Feel the drama as the eyes of the world fall on you, swing the bat and hope that this ball will be the one that will change the game!

Game features:

·         Unrivalled game play with a choice of defensive, ground and lofted shots                                                                                                                                                   

·         Command both shot selection and placement seamlessly to dominate your opposition                                                                                                                                                                                                                     

·         Variety of game modes: Quick Game, Knockout Tournament, World Cup and Practice Nets                                                                                                       

·         Master batsman abilities and levels for a powerful experience like no other cricket game on mobile

The 2011 ICC Cricket World Cup is the pinnacle event in the cricket seasons calendar and this tenth world cup is set to be the most important yet.  Hosted by three South Asian test cricket playing countries:  IndiaSri Lanka and Bangladesh, the opening ceremony will be held on 17 February 2011, two days before the start of the tournament,with the final on 2 April 2011 at  Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai.

“Ultimate Cricket World Cup 2011 is the perfect accompaniment to the cricket season said Product Manager, Michael Higham. “Don’t just spectate; partake in the best mobile cricket game on the market!”

Already based in the heart of Cricket World Cup country, Mumbai based Synqua games, CEO Abhijit Jayapal said “we have attempted to create a mobile cricket game that offers unrivalled realism compared to other mobile cricket games, such as the views of the cricket play to the wider abilities of the batsman, we want our game to play as closely as the real thing”. 

‘Ultimate Cricket World Cup 2011’ is available from your mobile operator now, watch the video here.

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About Connect2Media

Connect2Media is a developer and publisher of interactive digital entertainment for mobile devices. Our mission is to deliver exceptional, original and licensed, entertainment content on a wide variety of devices, to consumers around the world.

Headquartered in Manchester, UK with major offices in Israel and Poland and an expanding global distribution footprint, Connect2Media publishes and distributes a portfolio of product that boasts some of the biggest names in entertainment as well as award winning original properties. Connect2Media has relationships with every major mobile network carrier on the planet including Telefonica, Orange, Vodafone, AT&T and Verizon.

Connect2Media believes in creating compelling, fun, entertainment that can be delivered digitally and enjoyed universally.

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Synqua Games:

Indie mobile game studio based in Mumbai. It was founded with the goal to create high quality games that are innovative, distinct and addictive. Synqua’s growing portfolio includes original titles and properties based on major brands, media companies, animation studios and comic books. Our games are distributed in India and global markets via leading mobile operators and content aggregators.

www.synqua.com

Emma Brown

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Connect2media Limited

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