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Codemasters snookered

World Championship Snooker 2003 on the way

Codemasters have confirmed that another new entry in their World Championship Snooker series is being racked up ready for release on PC, PS2 and Xbox. Developers Blade Interactive Studios are promsiing "all the skill, tension and atmosphere of professional snooker matches", with TV style presentation, a new neural network based AI system and improved graphics sporting more detailed player models, smoother animations and facial expressions. The game will also include two variations on pool - nine ball and English eight ball - for when you get bored of potting reds. "World Championship Snooker 2003 is set to continue the series' success and will be another genre-leading title in Codemasters' sports game portfolio", marketing director Mike Hayes confidently predicted. With a winter release on the table, we should know the truth in about six months...

Source - press release