FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
London, 6 December 2005 - Player One Limited, leading global publisher of games and content for mobile phones, has pocketed a deal with World Snooker No.1 and double Premier League Snooker Champion Ronnie O'Sullivan to launch his own mobile phone game, Ronnie O'Sullivan Snooker.
Rocket Ronnie stamped his authority on world snooker last season, winning five of the ten major titles up for grabs. Overall it was an exceptional campaign for O'Sullivan as he won three ranking titles in a season for the first time in his career and retained his world no.1 status.
Ronnie O'Sullivan Snooker is the most cutting edge snooker game on the market, the true 3D environment makes it the most realistic snooker game ever on a mobile phone with views of the table from any angle. You can play in full championship mode with up to 32 players or learn trick shots and snooker skills in Ronnie's Snooker Hall challenge mode.
Pete Russell, Managing Director for Player One, commented: "Ronnie O'Sullivan is the world's No.1 snooker player and we are proud to add him to our stable of first class sporting licences. Ronnie has helped to rejuvenate the game of snooker over the last few years and we have no doubt his domination of the sport will continue in the years ahead. The Ronnie O'Sullivan Snooker game is an innovative title which we hope will excite mobile phone gamers and snooker fans alike."
The World Snooker no.1 went on to say: "The guys at Player One have done a great job with the game it's realistic and the fact that I've got it downloaded on my phone means I can practice my game no matter where I am or what I'm doing! I'm sure that snooker fans young and old will love this game."
"Ronnie O'Sullivan Snooker" is just one of a range of high quality licensed titles set for release this year. Recent and forthcoming releases include "Mike Tyson Boxing", "Vinnie Jones Greyhound Race Night!", "Jenson Button Racing", "Young Bond - Silverfin" and "World Pool Championship (3D)", featuring world class players including Earl 'The Pearl' Strickland.
To download the game for only £4.50, simply text GO PLAY 16 to 83055 now or visit www.playeronemobile.com.
Notes to editors:
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, "Steve Davis Snooker", "Pokermillion", "Michael Vaughan's International Cricket", "Manchester United's 6-a-side Soccer", "The Grand National" and "Freddie Flintoff blast em cricket".
Pete Russell, Managing Director, Player One Ltd, +44(0)20 7 591 7725, email@example.com
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.
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