GL Golf for iOS Updated With Major Enhancements

April 22, 2011 in Games (E)

[] Meadville, Pennsylvania - Nuclear Nova Software today announced their GL Golf, GL Golf Deluxe, and GL Golf Lite for the iPhone, iPad, and iPod, has seen a series of large updates over the past year. Highlights include added reflections and shadows, five new courses, completely redesigned in game interface, three new trees, enhanced texture effects, and a native universal version for the iPad. These updates, along with the recent Mac App Store release, show Nuclear Nova's dedication to the GL Golf platform. GL Golf offers a realistic physics system and smooth, fluid graphics for compelling game-play.

In GL Golf up to four players can golf twenty-four unique courses. Everything in a real game of golf is included in GL Golf, such as water hazards, sand traps, trees, bushes, wind, four seasons, different times to play, and much more. Other unique features include game saving, three difficulty modes, mulligans, practice mode, as well as different sets of clubs.

Full improvements:

* Added a new course, Iron Bear Country Club
* Added tree reflections to the water on newer devices
* Added real time club shadows on newer devices
* Several graphics speed optimizations
* Further improved stutter that can occur after each shot
* Fixed sound preference issue, added option to iPad main menu
* iPhone/iPod now work in both landscape orientations (Normal and Deluxe version)

* Fixed bug where buttons took up a very large percentage of the screens in iOS 3.2
* Fixed memory leaks which could cause crashing
* Fixed long delay after finishing the first round or loading the best rounds for the first time
* Moved spin options on iPad

* New in game HUD interface
* Added a new course, Sawdust Stadium
* Game now takes up the entire screen
* Fixed large delay after hitting a shot on older devices
* Improved summer/fall water
* Improved night sky
* Fixed several individual holes
* Fixed multitasking

* Added a new course, Hammond Heights
* Added new texture effect to steep areas (iPhone 4 and iPad and only)
* Glowing ball in night/dusk mode
* New sound engine, compatible with the iPod player and faster
* iPad multitasking with iOS 4.2

* Added three new tree models
* Added a new course to the third course pack
* New items available for in-app purchase
* Added a restore in-app purchase button
* Shooting out of the rough and sand now causes more variability in shots
* Reduced maximum amount of spin, draw, and fade from rough and sand shots

* Higher resolution textures, much higher detail on iPad and iPhone 4
* Fast app switching available for iOS 4.0
* New course packs available for in app purchasing
* Fixed app crashing after each round, may require re-installing the application to take effect
* Added the double tap option back
* New high resolution icons
* Added exclamation graphics for perfect and bad hits
* New Swing button
* Added iAds to potentially replace AdMob (GL Golf Lite)

* Added a custom high resolution iPad Version
* Fixed a crash while submitting a new score
* Fixed a bug where a score could be submitted to the wrong course
* Made trees more transparent and the flag pole visible when too close
* Several other small improvements

Device Requirements:
* iPhone, iPod touch, or iPad
* Software version 3.2 or higher

Pricing and Availability:
GL Golf Lite is free and is available exclusively through Apple's App Store. GL Golf Standard is $4.99 USD and is available exclusively through Apple's App Store. GL Golf Deluxe is $7.99 USD and is available exclusively through Apple's App Store.

Located in Meadville, Pennsylvania, Nuclear Nova Software is a privately funded company founded in 2002 by Jake Leveto. Nuclear Nova Software was founded with the intent of developing unique and challenging games with compelling game-play for the Mac platform and iPhone. Copyright 2002-2011 Nuclear Nova Software. All Rights Reserved. Apple, the Apple logo, iPhone and iPod are registered trademarks of Apple Computer in the U.S. and/or other countries.


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