BEDMINSTER, NJ and SEATTLE — Verizon Wireless, the nation's leading wireless service provider and Reaxion Corporation, a market leading publisher and developer of cutting-edge 3D, 2D and multiplayer mobile games, today announced the availability of Minigolf 2 on Verizon Wireless' Get It Now® service. Developed and published by Reaxion, Minigolf 2 is the sequel to one of its most popular games. Since its launch, the original Minigolf has had almost 500,000 downloads. Minigolf 2 takes Reaxion's well-known title to a new level of game-play with realistic minigolf physics, advanced graphics and sound effects. Gamers can compete using global high-score rating based on Reaxion's Gamarama service.
Featuring six beautiful, lushly colored courses, Minigolf 2 delivers intense putt-putt action with 74 holes featuring pyramids, sand traps and water hazards. Players choose from five entertaining game modes: Free Play, Time Attack, Counter Putt, Joint Best Putt and Joint Worst Putt. Gamers can customize their character's gender, handedness, skin, hair and clothes. If players don't have time to finish a course, they can quit the game at any time and pick up where they left off.
"Minigolf 2 by Reaxion takes advantage of the latest mobile capabilities and offers a complete world for players with six different courses, customizable characters and five different play modes," said Nathan Manning, Reaxion's vice president of marketing. "Reaxion's Minigolf 2 game offers a richer experience than anything else available in the market."
Pricing and Availability Gamers can download and purchase Reaxion's Minigolf 2 in the getGAMES shopping aisle of the Get It Now virtual store for $2.49 monthly access or $6.49 for unlimited use purchase on any of the following mobile phones from Verizon Wireless: LG VX4400, VX4500, VX4600, VX4650, VX4700, VX6000, VX6100, VX7000, VX8000 and VX8100; Samsung SCH-A530, SCH-A610, SCH-A650, SCH-A670, SCH-A790, SCH-A890 and n330; Motorola T720, C343, 840, V260, V265, V276 and V710; UTStarcom CDM-8600, CDM-8900, CDM-8910 and CDM-8940; and the Nokia 3589i. Download charges for Get It Now applications vary and airtime charges apply when browsing, downloading and using certain applications. Customers need a Get It Now-enabled handset and Verizon Wireless digital service to access the Get It Now virtual store.
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About Get It NowGet It Now from Verizon Wireless puts a virtual software store inside a wireless phone and lets customers download applications over the air and purchase them directly from their phones. Virtual shopping aisles, including getGAMES, getTONES, getGOING, getPIX, getFUN and getMESSAGING, are organized to help customers find what they want, when they want it.
About ReaxionFounded in 2001, Seattle-based Reaxion is a market leading publisher and developer of cutting edge 3D, 2D and multiplayer mobile games. With titles available through more than 50 top CDMA and GSM wireless carriers, Reaxion has access to over 160 million subscribers worldwide. Our mission is to create games featuring engaging situations, dazzling graphics, dynamic gaming communities and top entertainment brands. As a mobile entertainment publisher and developer, Reaxion makes it easy for established entertainment companies, including Paramount, Warner Music Group and Nickelodeon, to take their content and license assets to the mobile market. Reaxion has published successful titles including Fight Hard 3D, Pro Curling, Mahjong and Minigolf.
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