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A real knockout! Player One to bring Mike Tyson Boxing to mobile


  • Launching the 'Mike Tyson Boxing' java game for mobile
  • Endorsed by Mike Tyson, the 'Iron man' of boxing

(London, August 26th 2005) - Player One Limited, leading global publisher of games and content for mobile phones is delighted to announce it has secured the license from Codemasters to publish the 'Mike Tyson Boxing' java game. Fully endorsed by the Iron man of boxing, 'Mike Tyson Boxing' is set to put players in the ultimate ring side seat.

Set for a global release from September this year and compatible across a broad range of mobile phones, 'Mike Tyson Boxing' will offer boxing fans the chance to put on the devastating boxing gloves of the boxing legend himself. From the training gym to the show-ring players will jab, punch and upper cut their way through the rankings in a bid to become the owner of the World Championship belt!

Pete Russell, MD for Player One, commented, 'Mike Tyson is a sporting icon and we are delighted to be working with such a world class licence. This is the most innovative boxing game ever created for mobile and will delight boxing fans worldwide.'

'Mike Tyson Boxing' is just one of a range of high quality licensed titles set for release which are specifically targeted towards a US audience from Player One this year. Future releases include 'Davis Cup Tennis', 'Las Vegas Desert Darts' and 'World Pool Championships, featuring world class players including Earl 'The Pearl' Strickland.

About Player One Limited.

Player One is a leading global mobile content provider and games publisher, leveraging World renowned sports and entertainment IP. Formed in 1999, the company has grown its stable of properties across a range of applications and holds a rapidly expanding library of high quality sports branded content featuring some of the strongest brands in sport. Player One has developed key relationships with the top tier mobile phone network providers and distributes to 89 distribution partners in 46 territories.

Recent successes include the critically acclaimed mobile phone games, 'Pokermillion - Texas Hold 'Em', 'Michael Vaughan's International Cricket', 'Manchester United's 6-a-side Soccer', 'The Grand National', 'Frankie Dettori's Racing' and the recently launched 'Freddie Flintoff Blast 'Em Cricket.'

Pete Russell, CEO, Player One Ltd, +44 (0)207 351 4224,

About Codemasters

Codemasters is a leading developer and publisher of best-selling interactive entertainment products for a global audience on current and future gaming platforms and channels. Established in 1986, the company's dominant brands include Colin McRae Rally, TOCA Race Driver, LMA Manager, Brian Lara Cricket and Operation Flashpoint. The company is headquartered in Southam, Warwickshire UK and maintains European operations in Germany, France, Spain, and Benelux. The company has its US headquarters in New York. More information about the company and its products is available online at

For further information, please contact Clare Turner at Player One on 0207 591 7747

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