Bowling simulation. Welcome to Global Bowling that invites gamers to join an exciting world of bowling in comfort of home. Only here you can play alone, compete with up to three friends on the same computer or challenge opponents from all over the world via the Internet. There are four game modes: Practice, Single Game, Tournament and Network Challenge that meet the re3quirements even the most fastidious players. Practice Mode offers you to improve your bowling skills playing on 10 original lanes with their own oil pattern, density and extension. Single Game enables you to challenge up to three friends playing bowling on the same computer. Tournament Mode is probably the most interesting one; here you can take part in 50 tournaments that range from amateur to professional ones. If you play well, you earn credits, which can be spent on buying new balls and unlocking new tournaments. And finally, Network Challenge Mode allows you to compete with live opponents from all over the globe via the Internet. All game modes let you set release system, which suits you the most. There are three release systems: Mouse Based, Static and Dynamic; in addition to that you can adjust speed and rotation axis ( X, Y, and Z ).
Style and atmosphere inside the game:
Global Bowling is an exciting bowling simulation that features colorful 3D graphics, diverse sound effects and modern electro music. Graphics isn't perfect though everything including lanes, balls and skittles look decent. As for sound effects, they are very and realistic that makes you feel as if you were in real bowling club. You here cheers of public, sounds of strikes, bowl rotation and more. Let me tell few words about statistics; it is very detailed and indicates all human scores and circuit winner names. Plus there is global score list and unique ranking system that contains 95 positions from amateur to pro. I should also mention that the game allows you to play using variety of balls; so be ready to throw plastic, reactive, particle and urethane bowls of different weight. All in all, Global Bowling is decent game with tons of customizable options, multiple game modes and correct ball physics, which surely appeal to wide range of players especially bowling lovers.
Offline gameplay: 1-4 players
ESRB Ratio: Everyone
Extras and features:
Four Game Modes: Practice, Single Game, Tournament and Network Challenge 50 Challenging Tournaments 10 Original Lanes with Different Oil Pattern, Density and Extension Earn Credits to Buy New Balls and Unlock New Tournaments Accurate Bowling Physics 9 Interactive View Modes (both fixed and action-following cameras)
Main menu looks out of date
600Mhz cpu, 128Mb ram, 8Mb 3d video card, DirectX8.1 or greater.
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