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Square Enix - Fan Challenge: Football League Edition

iPhone footy mini-games from Beautiful Game Studios.

Official Football League Edition available today for iPhone™ and iPod Touch™


LONDON (November 2010) – Beautiful Game Studios, a part of Square Enix Europe, is pleased to announce that Fan Challenge™: Football League Edition, a brand new football game for iPhone and iPod Touch that lets fans of all 72 Football League Clubs prove they are their clubs biggest fan -  out today on iTunes for just £2.99 and downloadable from here:

Fan Challenge: Football League Edition is the app that provides fans from across the Football League with an entirely new way to show their support for their club through a combination of mini-games, club knowledge and real world support all of which earn points for your team to boost them up the table.

“With Fan Challenge, football fans across the country have a unique opportunity to show their support for their team as they compete against opposition fans from around the UK.” said Roy Meredith, General Manager of Beautiful Game Studios. “This is the only app out there which actually rewards your support of your club throughout the season and is packed with exciting football themed mini-games that will be fun for any gamer.”

Boasting 5 different football games in one app; Golden Boot, Volley Challenge, Match Challenge, Stadium Quiz and Keepy Uppy – not only that, but there is also a Football Card Creator for users to recreate those famous football cards of old, using the iPhone or iPod Touch camera, to then share with friends or foes as well as Away Days for the travelling fan, which is a GPS based game where you earn points by simply checking in at all the away grounds you visit.    

Multiple ways to earn points for your team;

Golden Boot - Flick your way to success as you race against the clock to put the ball through the gaps, racking up as many points as you can before the clock runs out. Volley Challenge - Become the maestro of the volley with the deftest flick of your finger to put the ball in the goal and secure more points for your team. Match Challenge - Pick from your teams current squad to build your dream XI and then take on fellow fans to see if you really can pick a better team than your manager. Stadium Quiz – Test your footballing knowledge as you race against the clock to place as many football stadia as you can across the UK. Keepy Uppy – A simple and compelling game and time for you to showboat in front of friends. Available now on the iTunes™ app store for just £2.99, download today to take part and battle alongside fellow fans earning points to boast your clubs score and keep them at the top of the global leader board.


Keep an eye on the Fan Challenge website for information about future updates and more information.

About Beautiful Game Studios

Beautiful Game Studios is the developer behind the renowned Championship Manager series publishing across multiple platforms including PSP®, iPhone, PC and more. Focused on bringing the most popular sport in the world to consumers across multiplatforms utilising new and innovative technology. More information on Beautiful Game Studios can be found at: or to get a behind the scenes look follow us on twitter @ or become a fan at

About Square Enix Ltd.

Square Enix Ltd., a part of the Square Enix Europe business unit, is a London-based wholly-owned subsidiary of Square Enix Holdings Co., Ltd., a holding company leading the Square Enix Group. Square Enix Ltd. publishes and distributes entertainment content under the Square Enix Group’s internationally renowned brands such as Square Enix, Eidos and Taito in Europe and other PAL territories. Square Enix Ltd. also has a global network of leading development studios such as IO Interactive™, Crystal Dynamics® and Eidos Montréal. The Square Enix Group boasts a valuable portfolio of intellectual property including: FINAL FANTASY®, which has sold over 97 million units worldwide, DRAGON QUEST® which has sold over 54 million units worldwide and TOMB RAIDER® which has sold over 35 million units worldwide, together with other well established products and services.

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