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Thursday April 6, 2006 Shipping Announcements

by Rainier on April 6, 2006 @ 1:57 p.m. PDT

Another day, another batch of games shipped to stores. Instead of giving them all their own posts, we grouped them, and so far there are announcements for:

Real World Golf (PS2/Xbox)

"We are very excited to bring Real World Golf and the Gametrak motion- capture controller to market," said Darren Richardson, President and CEO of Mad Catz. "The introduction of this innovative controller and game will demonstrate to consumers just how interactive a game can truly become."

The Gametrak controller is the centerpiece of this new technology which precisely tracks the player's movements and translates them to an in-game character of their choice. Real World Golf lets them actually swing the golf club to hit the in-game ball as the controller captures their swing in real time. The controller is so realistic that a golfer can actually draw, hook, slice, or put backspin on the ball. Game features include ten beautiful 18-hole golf courses, customizable player profiles, skill levels from novice to pro, tournament mode, championship mode, and a training mode with a in-game golf pro. It also contains multiple mini-games such as smashing a ball through the windows of the clubhouse, hitting a golf ball at a giant dartboard, and target practice on a driving range.

The only controller of its kind, Gametrak operates using two gloves attached to the Gametrak to capture hand, wrist, and arm movements in detail. With incredible accuracy it can track swing speeds up to 2000 mph and tracks movements as small as 1mm. This all translates to an exceptional golf game that knows where a ball will land as if the player hit a real golf ball on a real golf course.

This new controller and game will be bundled together and sold at major retailers nationwide on April 11th for an MSRP of $69.99.

Baseball Mogul 2007 (PC)

The latest chapter in the Baseball Mogul series allows gamers to participate in the ultimate managerial experience and build the ball club of their dreams. Players are given the exclusive opportunity to fill the shoes of a major league general manager and partake in the daily operations of running a team. From scouting potential talent, negotiating trades and even setting ticket prices, players can control all facets of the game in real-time or run an entire season at the touch of a button.

“Baseball Mogul 2007 is an entirely unique experience, taking control over every aspect of the game is every baseball fan’s dream,” said Paul Lombardi, CEO of Enlight Interactive USA. “Aspiring managers can determine the optimal mixture of character profiles, statistical performance and team chemistry to take their ball club to the championship.”

Features will include:

  • As an exclusive licensee of the Sean Lahman Baseball Database, Baseball Mogul 2007 allows gamers to acquire hall of fame legends or the next budding superstar. Rosters can be filled with a wide variety of personalities, talent, and chemistry from as far back as 1901.
  • Draft, Sign, or Trade your favorite players while using the updated Tradezilla; which features advanced artificial intelligence to challenge gamers in a world of unrivaled realism.
  • Utilize the animated play-by-play mode to experience virtual decision making as if you were the manager. Call a hit and run, double steal, or a suicide squeeze to establish your place among the managing elite.

Baseball Mogul 2007 is now available for the PC, Rated E for Everybody by the ESRB and carries a suggested retail price of $19.95.

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