Football Director Scores a First in the Field for the Pocket PC
Purcellville, VA – July 27, 2004 – Infinite Ventures, Inc., developer and publisher of PDA and mobile phone games announced today the release of Football Director for Microsoft Pocket PC compatible devices, the first football management game for mobile devices. Developed by RW Software, Football Director brings football management out of the English football league stadiums and straight to the Pocket PC owner’s screen.
“Mobile devices are the right fit for a sports management game like Football Director,” said Eugene Evans, president, Infinite Ventures. “Load the game up and play every chance you get. Fans and novices alike can step out of the armchair and into the role of team manager for any number of professional football clubs from the English domestic league,” added Evans. “RW Software has developed a game rich in content and depth for a true experience managing everything from front office, to player selection, to game strategies.”
Players can make decisions about pre-season, match and cup play, attacking play styles, defensive strategies, formations, and levels of aggression. Create teams with hundreds of real players using 2003-2004 season stats from over 90 real clubs in four divisions.
Developer RW Software brings 15 years of experience creating the Football Director line of management simulation games, starting in the early days of Play By Mail. “We’re delighted to bring Football Director to fruition with an experienced Pocket PC publisher like Infinite Ventures,” commented Roger Womack, managing director of RW Software. “We look forward to the continued line of new season and league updates for the game.”
Players who purchase the game within 30 days of the release will receive a free upgrade to the 2004-2005 season stats to celebrate the start of the exciting season. More information is available at www.portable-games.com or the official Football Director site www.footballdirector.com .
The game is also available for download from Handango, the leading provider of mobile downloads. “We’re very pleased to add such a rich, in-depth sports management title like Football Director to our fun-filled games catalog,” said Clint Patterson, vice president of marketing for Handango. “We look forward to feeding the football obsession of Handango’s customers around the world.”
Football Director is available for $29.99 from www.handango.com/
About Infinite Ventures, Inc.
Founded in 1997 Infinite Ventures is an independent production company and interactive entertainment consulting firm. It has developed, licensed and published a line of award-winning games including titles on DVD, Game Boy, Nintendo 64, BREW, Microsoft Pocket PC and Smartphone, and Palm OS devices. In 2004 the company will launch the first large scale multiplayer PDA and wireless game, Lands of Shadowgate (www.landsofshadowgate.com) utilizing its unique Play-By-Sync technology. For more information about the company visit www.infiniteventures.com.
About RW Software
RW Software was founded in 1989 and has focused on football management software. Past projects include EA Sports FA Premier League Manager, Football World Manager published by Ubisoft, and 442 published by SCI. The company also developed and ran a large scale multiplayer Play By Mail football management game also called Football Director for a number of years. For more information visit www.footballdirector.net
Copyright © 2004 RW Software, Ltd. & Infinite Ventures, Inc. All rights reserved. Infinite Ventures is a registered trademark and the Infinite Ventures logo and Play-by-Sync and Lands of Shadowgate are trademarks of Infinite Ventures, Inc. Football Director and the RW Software logo are trademarks of RW Software. All other trademarks are property of their respective owners.
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