Ultra Minigolf gets a sequel
3/12/2010 1:55:00 PM
If you've been jonesing for more casual golf fun then you'll be happy to hear that Konami just announced 3D Ultra Minigolf Adventures 2. Coming to XBLA and PSN early this year, the sequel will tighten up the gameplay and improve the graphics of the original hit. It will also feature 4-person multiplayer locally or online. This should keep golfers busy until Tiger makes his triumphant return, but I still think that title is a bit of a mouthful. I also have to wonder if it will be compatible with Natal and PS3 Move--it seems like a perfect fit.
KONAMI ANNOUNCES 3D ULTRA MINIGOLF ADVENTURES 2
Popular Arcade-Style Golf Franchise Tees Off a New Sequel on the
PlayStation®Network and Xbox LIVE® Arcade
El Segundo, Calif. - Mar. 11, 2010 - Konami Digital Entertainment, Inc. today announced that 3D Ultra MiniGolf Adventures 2 will be available for download on the PlayStation®Network and Xbox LIVE® Arcade for the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft. The latest iteration of one of the hottest downloadable minigolf games to date, 3D Ultra MiniGolf Adventures 2 brings innovative graphics, incredible open worlds, and exciting new courses that allow players of all ages to get right back into the swing of things this winter.
In 3D Ultra MiniGolf Adventures 2, players are challenged to navigate their ball beyond obstacles using the help of secret shortcuts, game-changing power-ups and traps to sabotage the competition. Players can also manipulate the game by using special pick-ups to destroy course obstructions or even interfere with competitor's shots.
Gamers can bring their A-game as they play in matches of up to four players locally or online. The sequel also offers an intuitive Map Editor tool, allowing full customization of virtual courses and the strategic placement of power-ups and traps.
Putt through over 50 fun-filled holes in diverse locations, such as a Haunted Manor, a Manic Museum and a Winter Wonderland. As an added bonus, players can choose from up to four customizable animated characters and are invited to play using their own Xbox 360® Avatars and watch as their personalities unfold in every course.
Developed by Wanako, a studio of Artificial Mind and Movement Inc., 3D Ultra MiniGolf Adventures 2 will be available for download in early 2010 on the PlayStation®Network and Xbox LIVE® Arcade. For more information, please visit www.konami.com/downloads.
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