Hamburg, Germany, 04 November 08– Powerboat Challenge™ has achieved spectacular ratings on leading mobile games magazines like Pocketgamer, Airgamer and Mobilegame FAQS. For iPhone™ owners the racing game now offers an even better full-throttle experience with fast powerboats, cool dudes, hot babes, and cheeky comments. The new version is uncompromising in terms of sound and graphics and uses the unbelievable computing power and enormous display of the iPhone™ to the full: four times higher texture resolutionand three times as many polygons than in the Java version make every detail crystal clear, accompanied by impressive realsound.
Along with the upgrades to the audio and graphics, the menus have also been adapted to the iPhone™ and optimised. One real bonus here is the analogue control via the accelerometer, which can be used to smoothly guide the boats across the water and around buoys in lap, time, or elimination races. Prize monies can be spent in the Tuning Shop for a faster motor, turbo drive, or chip tuning in order to improve your chances for victory. The new version, some 10 times larger than its predecessor, offers a gaming experience comparable to latest mobile gaming consoles.
‘The iPhone is the perfect gaming phone! Thanks to its computing power, enormous display, immense memory, and the sound options, our 3D games have plenty to work with,’ says Michael Schade, CEO of FISHLABS.‘The Apple App Store, with its attractive business model and the ability to actively market our games ourselves, make the iPhone a platform worth focusing on innovation and quality!’
FISHLABS is one of the leading developers and publishers of high quality mobile 3D games. Founded in 2004, FISHLABS is responsible for the development of more than 18 high-end mobile games and employs a team of 30 people at the company's headquarters in Hamburg, Germany.
FISHLABS' portfolio of mobile games includes numerous award-winning original IPs, such as Galaxy on Fire™, DEEP™, Blades&Magic™ or Rally Master Pro™ as well as AAA brands for well-known business partners, such as V-Rally® 3D for Glu, Star Wars™– Imperial Ace 3D for THQ or Tony Hawk’s Downhill Jam™ for Infospace (Activison license) and most recently Gladiator™.
Thanks to the high-performance, platform-independent games engine ABYSS® which supports about 300 different Java™ and BREW™ devices and the iPhone™, FISHLABS’ titles are able to offer a quality never before attained in the sphere of mobile gaming.
FISHLABS 3D mobile games are distributed worldwide over more than 160 well known network providers such as T-Mobile, Vodafone, O2, Orange, 3, Telefonica, Cingular, Sprint and Verizon as well as directly over www.fishlabs.net and www.fishlabs.mobi.
Just lately the company started to offer the mobile phone game community myFISHLABS, where users can benefit from features such as price advantages, easier payment, additional features, credit kick-backs, upgrades, and the exchange of information about their favourite mobile games with other community members.
For more information visit www.fishlabs.net.
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