Gameloft’s 2006 Real Soccer 3D wins awards

Gameloft, a leading international developer and publisher of games for mobile phones, is proud to announce that its bestseller, 2006 Real Soccer 3D, has been awarded “Best Mobile Game of 2007” from Global Mobile Content Awards (GMCA). The ceremony took place on Wednesday, May 30th at the Sheraton Grande Walkerhill in Seoul, Korea.

Held in conjunction with The 4th Seoul Digital Forum (SDF 2007), GMCA, co-organized by SBS (Seoul Broadcasting System) and KOCCA (Korea Content & Culture Agency), recognizes outstanding achievements in mobile content creation for games and audio/visual productions that are specifically developed for digital mobile gadgets as well as services and technologies that enable or facilitate mobile content.

“It is an honor for us to receive this prestigious award in Korea, where mobile games originated and portable devices developed into mainstream gaming platforms,” said Michel Guillemot, Gameloft’s President and CEO. “Gameloft takes great pride in our commitment to produce high-quality games, and we are delighted to be recognized for our efforts by GMCA.”

“The incredible graphics and gameplay of 2006 Real Soccer 3D have pushed the technical limits of the soccer genre for mobile gaming beyond our original expectations. It is our pleasure and honor to learn that GMCA has recognized our achievements,” said Won Cho, country manager of Gameloft Korea. “Gameloft is fully dedicated to the Korean market and plans to continue releasing high-quality games for consumers to enjoy.”

The fourth soccer simulation game to be published by Gameloft, 2006 Real Soccer 3D has spread its fame all over the world. The game allows players to join up to 32 national teams or one of 16 prestigious clubs and fully participate in six different competitions, available in five varied game modes (Quickplay, Exhibition, Cup, League and Training). Players can try to qualify for the world’s biggest soccer showdown of 2006 in Germany or take part in an international, European cup or league. 2006 Real Soccer 3D also features almost 1000 world-famous players, including Djibril Ciss , Andrei Shevchenko and Oliver Kahn, licensed by FIFPRO, plus the leading European club teams (updated February, 2006).