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Coming to PSN this Week: King of Pool for PSP

Alex Bravve's Avatar + Posted by Alex Bravve on Apr 05, 2010 // Managing Director, Nordcurrent

Hello everyone! I’d like to talk about our upcoming PSP game King of Pool that will be available on PSN this Thursday, April 8 for $9.99.

Well, King of Pool is one of the biggest collections of Pools and Snooker on PSP. We have worked really hard to implement the whole variety of rules that exist in the world, and we believe we’ve managed to do so.

King of Pool PSP 1King of Pool PSP 2

The most popular pool type is Eight Ball. It is the kind of pool you would play with your friends in a real life. We have created numerous visual locations for you to choose from, ranging from traditional British pub to modern club that you would find in Tokyo.

Apart from Eight Ball, we have plenty of other modes for you guys to choose: Snooker, Nine Ball, Four Ball, One Cushion Billiard and other pool games. But the most intriguing part is yet to come. :)

In case the above mentioned modes are not enough, we’ve gone one step further and created a few original tables you wouldn’t find in a real life. Originally they were created by our lead artists just for fun, as a joke, but then we’ve noticed that a lot of people are actually enjoying playing them. So we decided to leave these tables as a feature, rather than an Easter egg.

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And a few final words. King of Pool supports turn-based multiplayer on a single device, so you can play this game with your friend using a single PSP. When you feel like you want a short break from pool, you can take a shot at three little mini-games that come with this package as bonus.

We hope you’ll enjoy King of Pool. For more information on our games you can visit our website www.nordcurrent.com or our Facebook page on www.facebook.com/Nordcurrent.

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+ KiLLaNoiZ_P on April 5th, 2010 at 11:19 am said:

im off topic but i juss read that gran turismo 5 n killzone 2 are going to be in 3-D n next firmware update is going to allow the following games 2 be played in 3-D they are KILLZONE 2, GRAN TURISMO 5,LittleBigPlanet, WipEout Fury, Super Stardust HD,Invincible Tiger: The Legend of Han i read this in IGN i cant wait 2 try killzone 2 in 3-D n i hurred killzone 3 will be in 3-D also


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+ Danny_Death on April 5th, 2010 at 11:23 am said:

really?


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+ Enforcer_X on April 5th, 2010 at 11:44 am said:

Looks pretty cool! Reminds me of Hustle Kings!
Not a bad price either, though I would like a UMD …


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    + Alex Bravve on April 6th, 2010 at 2:02 am said:

    Thanks Enforcer_X! King of Pool is definitely worth a look, although it’s a downloadable only game.


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+ polo155 on April 5th, 2010 at 11:52 am said:

this looks nice thanks.


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    + Alex Bravve on April 6th, 2010 at 2:02 am said:

    Thank you polo155. I will pass this to developers.:)


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+ letherclad on April 5th, 2010 at 12:01 pm said:

looks like a lot of fun, I like the turn based multiplayer on a single system


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    + Alex Bravve on April 6th, 2010 at 2:03 am said:

    Thank you letherclad. It’s fun, and requires only one copy of the game.:)


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+ mrfight67 on April 5th, 2010 at 12:19 pm said:

Been out in europe for like a year! Ive downloaded it, not that good tbh, bit clunky, inaccurate and boring (although i do like the reak sport of snooker :p)


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    + Alex Bravve on April 6th, 2010 at 2:04 am said:

    Well, thanks for your comment mrfight67. You might consider taking another look, as lots of pool and snooker fans loved this game.:)


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+ JetSetFuture on April 5th, 2010 at 12:32 pm said:

I’m enjoying Hustle Kings on the PS3, but this looks like it will satisfy my pool fix on the road. I just hope the physics are solid.


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    + Alex Bravve on April 6th, 2010 at 2:04 am said:

    Yeah, we worked hard to get the physics right and spent a lot of time tuning it, so it is solid.


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+ COMBATCSOLDIER on April 5th, 2010 at 1:01 pm said:

Will you please tell me that we will get LBP and Soul Calibur for 50% off please.


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    + Alex Bravve on April 6th, 2010 at 2:05 am said:

    You can definitely kill some time with King of Pool, while waiting for LBP and Soul Calibur sale.:)


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+ LokeSTL on April 5th, 2010 at 1:03 pm said:

That’s an ugly skewed pool table on the last picture. Are you guys in need of an artist with experience in fixing geometry? Always available…..


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    + Alex Bravve on April 6th, 2010 at 2:06 am said:

    Ha ha, you haven’t seen anything like this in a real life, haven’t you?:)


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+ jameelinus on April 5th, 2010 at 2:07 pm said:

Although this is a PSP game, it’s hard to look at another billiards game after Hustle Kings.


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    + Alex Bravve on April 6th, 2010 at 2:06 am said:

    Hustle Kings is great, but King of Pool is a good option for PSP.


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+ kmac0378 on April 5th, 2010 at 4:10 pm said:

@10 – jameelinus, I agree. Wow, Hustle Kings is amazing. I love playing that game.


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+ fester420 on April 5th, 2010 at 4:24 pm said:

I hope its as good as hustle kings. btw, can you give us an option to view this site through the old layout? the white background is way too bright, hurts my eyes. I prefer light text over a dark background.


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+ Conrad_Max on April 5th, 2010 at 10:50 pm said:

This looks like something I may pick up when travelling up and down the coast. Definitely will have to look into it.


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    + Alex Bravve on April 6th, 2010 at 2:07 am said:

    Thanks Conrad_Max!


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+ mrfight67 on April 6th, 2010 at 1:13 am said:

@ Everyone – it’s a game from 2007, so it’s nothing new. Plus, i have it, and you’d be let down by it if your looking for something like hustle kings


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+ phade2blaq on April 6th, 2010 at 4:38 am said:

I’ve been looking for a good pool game on the PSP or PS3 but so far I haven’t found one that I liked ! Hustle Kings is ok but it lacks something ! I really liked “World Championship Pool 2004″ for the PS2 so I’m hoping they make one for the PS3 !


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+ RedZepp on April 6th, 2010 at 7:39 am said:

So, no wi-fi multi-player then? That’s disappointing. Still, if the game is really good I might give it a go. Will there be a demo available?


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    + Alex Bravve on April 8th, 2010 at 12:38 am said:

    You should give it try, RedZepp. No demo is planned unfortunately.


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+ bke288 on April 7th, 2010 at 6:59 am said:

Hi – Is there going to be a display option for where the cue and the hit ball will travel?


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    + Alex Bravve on April 8th, 2010 at 12:40 am said:

    Hi bke288! Yes, there is an option to check the direction of the cue ball.


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