Golf? Ace!

Japanese golfing mayhem comes to the west

Eidos has announced that its second GameCube release in Europe will be Ace Golf, known to our cousins across the pond in America as Swingerz Golf for some reason. Thankfully the dubious title and extraneous "z" are both being dropped for the European release. Developed in Japan by Telenet, the game features a mixture of serious ball physics and not-so-serious characters. Fourteen "offbeat" cartoon golfers will be available, ranging from a female soldier to a leather clad biker, each with their own unique abilities and personalities. You'll also have a choice of six caddies to lug your clubs around for you, with half a dozen golf courses available for them to roam across, including everything from a traditional English course to a cactus studded desert. If that's not enough for you, how about four gameplay modes - from full tournament to short course - and support for up to four players to tear up the turf together? We should know whether Eidos have landed a hole-in-one or dropped it in the rough when the game appears on European shelves some time in the autumn. For now you'll have to content yourself with a batch of early screenshots though. Related Feature - Ace Golf screenshots

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