Pool Paradise

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Pool Paradise
Pool Paradise.jpg
PAL region cover art for GameCube
Developer(s) Awesome Developments
Publisher(s) Ignition Entertainment
Platform(s) GameCube, PlayStation 2, Microsoft Windows
Release GameCube
  • PAL: 15 March 2004
  • NA: 30 June 2004
PlayStation 2 & Windows
  • PAL: 2 April 2004
  • NA: 13 July 2004
Pool Paradise:
International Edition

PlayStation 2
  • PAL: 7 July 2006
Genre(s) Sports
Mode(s) Single-player, multiplayer (2 players)

Pool Paradise is a multi-platform pocket billiards video game.

Overview[edit]

Archer Maclean's Pool Paradise, or simply Pool Paradise, was released on 15 March 2004 in Europe and on 30 June 2004 in North America for the GameCube. It was released 2 April 2004 in Europe and 13 July 2004 in North America on PC and PlayStation 2. It was also slated for release in Xbox format, but was cancelled.[1]

The player controls a virtual pool player at a beach resort, who has to work his way up the tournament ladder in order to unlock features and complete the game.

Features[edit]

The game's features, according to Booners Interactive[2] include 30 unique computer characters, with highly detailed hands, on an animated island with day and night cycles, and 8 virtual camera modes; 11 different game types and 5 modes of play, with 10 different tournament ladders, and 10 table sizes and shapes; and analog cueing, using a gamepad or a mouse. "Hidden features" throughout the game were also alluded to.[clarification needed]

International edition[edit]

The game was re-released in 2006 under the new title Pool Paradise: International Edition, only in Europe for the PlayStation 2.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Pool Paradise Info". GameFAQs. Retrieved 2006-07-20. 
  2. ^ "Pool Paradise Company Line". GameSpot. Retrieved 2006-07-20. 
  3. ^ "Pool Paradise: International Edition". GameSpot. Retrieved 2006-07-22. 

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