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Old Course iPhone app launched

8.13am 7th July 2010 - New Products

St Andrews Links is known around the world as the Home of Golf. The game has been played there for 600 years and so much of the history and tradition of the game is associated with the Old Course.

Golfing legends such as Old Tom Morris, Bobby Jones, Jack Nicklaus, Seve Ballesteros and Tiger Woods have all played and won Opens on the Old Course.

Exclusive to iPhone and available now on Apple’s App Store, The Old Course is the golf game for you. With unique top down touch-and-swipe controls, beautiful graphics and addictive game-play, The Old Course is easily played and enjoyed by anyone.

Cobra’s Mark Ettle said, “It’s been a dream to work with St Andrews Links and to bring the Home of Golf alive and onto iPhone in such an enjoyable and playable game.

“The fabled Links course has hosted The Open Championship which it has hosted more times than any other venue and this dedicated iPhone App ensures that this unique playing experience is always available and replicated at the touch of a hand.

“The overall experience and game quality offered by the iPhone is amazing and now all golf lovers and game players can be instantly transported to the famous Links of North-East Scotland and be offered the opportunity to play at the Home of Golf 24 hours a day.”

Izzy Cameron, brand development manager of St Andrews Links Trust, said, “The Old Course and St Andrews Links brand is recognised around the world and is something we are increasingly developing in digital media. The game offers an excellent likeness of the Old Course and is enjoyable to play. We believe it will appeal to golf fans everywhere.”

Based in Dundee, Scotland, Cobra Mobile is a leading game development company. Cobra Mobile is a highly creative, focused and dynamically driven games studio creating the next generation of innovative and must-play games for Apple iPhone and iPad.

Cobra Mobile have developed a wide selection of original IP and well known global brands into smash hit games, including Lego Bricks, Lego Batman, Lego Indiana Jones, Guinness World of Records, iBomber, Low Grav Racer, Numba, Mouse About and Sports Agent.

The Old Course on iPhone also features:

  • Bluetooth multi-player so you can enjoy the thrill of real-time competition with your friends.
  • Facebook Connect so you can post your memorable scores to Facebook to show your friends.
  • Plus+, the premium social play network, add friends, access global leader boards, etc.

The Old Course is available now on Apple’s App Store and through iTunes for iPhone, iPhone 4G, iPod Touch and iPad for only 59p.

Cobra Mobile www.cobramobile.com

St Andrews Links www.standrews.org.uk

       

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