O2 Games is off to a winning start this season with the first ever mobile launch of the best selling 2D soccer game, Sensible Soccer, exclusive to O2. 'Playman Beach VolleyTM' and 'Trivial PursuitTM Football Edition' join 'Sensible Soccer' on O2's Sports Games Arcade to keep sports fans entertained over the festive period.
Providing something for everyone from football fanatics to puzzle game perfectionists, O2's exclusive sports titles complement O2's extensive range of popular sports games offering players the chance to put their sporting skills and sportsmanship to the test whenever, wherever*.
'Sensible Soccer' ***Exclusive to O2***
Having spent over 40 weeks at No 1 in the 'All formats UK Chart' alone, 'Sensible Soccer' has sold over 1.5m copies worldwide and has been played by more than 15,000,000 people around the world. This figure is now set to get bigger with the first ever launch of Sensible Soccer on the mobile, exclusive to O2.
Made by football fans for football fans, 'Sensible Soccer' is a must for all football aficionados wanting to experience the thrill of the game on their mobile. With slick and smart game play, mobile football has never been so much fun and 'Sensible Soccer' is the perfect way to enjoy the beautiful game at leisure.
'Playman Beach VolleyTM' ***Exclusive to O2***
Playman, the world's leading athlete and all-round sporting hero, is back and this time he's seriously chilled out. In his quest to find the new sporting challenges, Playman has travelled to almost every corner of the world and after shooting, swimming, athletics and rock climbing, Playman is about to learn that life is a beach with O2.
'Playman Beach VolleyTM' lets players take control of a team of two Playmen for the first time ever, meaning gamers must coordinate their Playmen in order to bump, set and spike their way to victory and become the kings of the beach.
'Trivial PursuitTM Football Edition'
If 'Playman Beach VolleyTM' and 'Sensible Soccer' sound too energetic, then players can take the ultimate football challenge with O2's 'Trivial PursuitTM Football Edition' on their mobile.
Following the huge global success of the original 'Trivial PursuitTM Mobile Edition', Mr Goodliving's 'Trivial PursuitTM Football Edition' features a full tournament worth of entirely new football themed questions to test fans football knowledge in the pub, at home or on the move.
With hundreds of challenging questions in categories including Players & Personalities, Football History, World Football, Cup Football, Free Kick and even Off The Pitch activities, 'Trivial PursuitTM Football Edition' is a must-have for all armchair football fanatics.
"The addition of these exciting sports titles exclusive to the O2 games portfolio demonstrates O2's strength in the mobile games market, where we are able to offer the best and most up to date mobile content to consumers ahead of other networks," comments Simon Dean, Head of Games for O2.
"Following the recent launch of Bluetooth and 3D games on the O2 Games Arcade, the addition of hugely popular traditional sports games titles such as 'Sensible Soccer', and tailored sports puzzle games such as 'Trivial PursuitTM Football Edition' show the growth of mobile gaming and the demand for top titles on the move."
How to play O2 games
'Sensible Soccer', 'Trivial PursuitTM Football Edition' and 'Playman Beach VolleyTM' cost between £2.50 - £5 each to download from the O2 Games Arcade**. The O2 Games Arcade is updated weekly so there's always something new to try for all tastes. For more information log on to www.o2.co.uk/games <<a target="_new" class="releaselink" href="http://www.o2.co.uk/games>">http://www.o2.co.uk/games>
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**Plus standard wap access charges
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Note to Editors
Some mobile games are compatible with a smaller selection of O2 handsets. These are clearly marked before a download can be attempted. Over 150 games in total, not all games are available on all devices. Games are only in colour if the handset can support it. There is an additional charge for the airtime used to download the game, this is charged at standard rates. Terms & conditions apply.
About 'Sensible Soccer'
'Sensible Soccer' costs £5 to buy and is available on the following handsets:
Nokia 3510i, Nokia 6100, Nokia 6610i, Nokia 6820, Nokia 7210, Nokia 7250i, Nokia 3100, Nokia 3200, Nokia 3220, Nokia 6230, Nokia 7610, Nokia 6600, Nokia 6220, Nokia 6610
To get Sensible Soccer on your O2 phone for just £5, text game sensi to 80202
About 'Playman Beach VolleyTM'
'Playman Beach VolleyTM' costs £2.50 to buy and is available on the following handsets:
Nokia 3510i, Nokia 6100, Nokia 6610, Nokia 6610i, Nokia 6220, Nokia 7210, Nokia 7250, Nokia 7250i, Nokia 3100, Nokia 3200, Nokia 3220, Nokia 6230, Nokia 6600, Nokia 6820, Sony Ericsson Z600, Sony Ericsson K700i, Samsung E700, Samsung E800, Motorola V600
To get 'Playman Beach VolleyTM' on your O2 phone for just £2.50, text game winter to 80202
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About 'Trivial PursuitTM Football Edition'
'Trivial PursuitTM Football Edition' costs £5 and is available on the following handsets:
Nokia 3510i, Nokia 6100, Nokia 6610i, Nokia 6820, Nokia 7210, Nokia 7250i, Nokia 3100, Nokia 3200, Nokia 3220, Nokia 6230, Nokia 7610, Nokia 6600, O2 X-1, O2 X-2, Sony Ericsson V600, Sony Ericsson T630, Sony Ericsson Z600, Samsung E700, Samsung X600, Sony Ericsson K700i, Samsung E800, Nokia 3650, Sony Ericsson s700i
To get 'Trivial PursuitTM Football Edition'on your O2 phone for just £5, text game trivfootball to 80202
Terms and conditions apply to all games - see o2.co.uk.
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