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For immediate release: London, 3 July 2006 - Player One Limited, leading publisher of games and branded content for mobile phones is delighted to announce the launch of the official World Pool Championship 3D mobile game. Featuring some of the world's leading pool players including Earl 'The Pearl' Strickland Johnny 'The Scorpion' Archer and Steve Davis, World Pool Championship also incorporates the watchful eye of top international referee Michaela Tabb. The World Pool Championships is the most prestigious event in the international pool calendar and it has been sensationally recreated in this state-of-the-art mobile phone game. With a full 3D playing environment including varying viewing options, players can work their way through the World Pool Championships from the first round to the final, using spin and power to make any shot possible. The intuitive game control system makes it easy to play as does the aiming aid giving projections of the path of the cue ball. In addition to Championship mode, you can also play single games to improve your skills and learn your opponents' weaknesses or challenge a friend in the 2-player mode. Pete Russell, Managing Director, Player One commented: "'World Pool Championship is a fantastic virtual representation of the premier world pool tournament. With significant interest in this sport, this game is a key addition to Player One's growing collection of sports licenses." World Pool Championship will be available for mobile gamers to download from the Orange World wap portal. Other mobile network users can simply text WPC to 87070* to have the game sent direct to your mobile. "World Pool Championship" is just one of a range of high quality licensed titles set for release this year. Other releases this year include "Rogue Trooper", "Freddie Flintoff All-Round Cricket", "Michael Vaughan International Cricket " and "Reactor Pinball". -ends- Notes to editors: *Terms & Conditions Get bill payers permission first. Check your phone for compatibility. Calls cost £1.50 and should last around 3 mins. Texts3 x £1.50 messages. Usual network costs apply. Customer service 08718729899. Email Please check your appropriate operator for specific T&C's. About Player One Limited Player One Ltd 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 platforms including Java and BREW and holds a rapidly expanding library of high quality sports and entertainment brand licenses content featuring some of the strongest brands in sport. Recent successes include the acclaimed mobile phone games, "Ronnie O'Sullivan Snooker", "Pokermillion", "Michael Vaughan's International Cricket", "Manchester United's 6-a-side Soccer", "Mike Tyson Boxing" and "The Grand National". Pete Russell, Managing Director, Player One Ltd, +44(0)20 7 591 7725, Player One - Licence Partners IFPL, Manchester United, International Cricket Council, Pokermillion, Frankie Dettori, Michael Vaughan, Freddie Flintoff, Pat Cash, Steve Davis, British & Irish Lions, Jenson Button, Mike Tyson, Davis Cup, Young Bond, Darren Clarke, Ronnie O'Sullivan. For further information, handsets and game demos: Stacey Lewis @ Player One Tel: +44 (0)20 7 591 7725 Fax: +44 (0)20 7 591 7726 Email:

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