LONDON, 3rd May 2005 - Gizmondo Europe Ltd, subsidiary of Jacksonville, Florida-based Tiger Telematics Inc. (other OTC, TGTL), tomorrow releases the nine-hole, fun-filled crazy golf game, Toy Golf, for the new handheld multi-entertainment device.
Crazy in more ways than one, Toy Golf takes a different swing at indoor golfing. The nine different courses are set about a virtual house and each of the nine holes per course sets a challenge that's well above par. Try for Eagles in the loft, Birdies in the bathroom, Bogeys in the kitchen and putt your way through a number of other indoor locations in this golf game of a different perspective.
As well as the testing single player mode, a Bluetooth-connected multiplayer mode uses the multiple camera angles to size up the shots and view angles. It's guaranteed to bring out the Tiger in you!
Cameron Spilman, Gizmondo, offered: "Toy Golf is a fun golfing game that doesn't take the sport too seriously. It's a real pick-up-and-play title and the multiplayer Bluetooth connectivity is simplicity itself."
Toy Golf is available to buy or order online for £9.99 ($19.99, 19.99) through all Gizmondo stockists.
For further information please contact:
+44 208 964 4545
Indigo Pearl DE
+49 40 25330267
Frederic Henry Communications
+33 1 55 34 24 24
The Gizmondo is powered by Microsoft Windows CE advanced real-time operating system, boasting a 2.8-inch TFT colour screen with a Samsung ARM9 400Mhz processor and incorporates the GoForce 3D 4500 NVIDIA graphics accelerator. It provides cutting-edge gaming, multimedia messaging, an MP3 music player, Mpeg4 movie playing capability, a digital camera and a GPRS network link to allow wide-area network gaming. Additionally, it contains a GPS chip for location-based services, is equipped with Bluetooth for use in multi-player gaming and accepts SD and MMC card accessories.
The Gizmondo device and its games are in retail stores now in the UK, and in North American and Continental Europe markets from Spring 2005
About Tiger Telematics and Gizmondo
Gizmondo Europe Ltd. is an owned subsidiary of Tiger Telematics Inc (TGTL) and is the maker of Gizmondo, a next-generation mobile entertainment device. Launched in 2004, the gaming device includes built-in music, video, messaging and picture functions and GPS.
Tiger Telematics is a designer, developer and marketer of mobile telematics systems and services that combine global GPS functions and voice recognition technology to locate and track vehicles and people down to street level in countries throughout the world. The systems are designed to operate on GPS and are currently being marketed to GSM current and potential subscribers, primarily by the company's United Kingdom based subsidiaries.
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