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Playboy game release pulled back

More foreplay required.

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Ubisoft sends word that Playboy: The Mansion, its forthcoming management sim that puts you in the role of a virtual Hugh Hefner, has been delayed until the first few months of 2005 in order to avoid disappointment.

"In order to deliver an outstanding product/game, Ubisoft, ARUSH Publishing and [developer] Groove Games have chosen to move the launch of Playboy: The Mansion to Q1 2005," the French publisher said in a brief statement this lunchtime.

Playboy is due out on PS2, Xbox and PC, and enjoyed quite a favourable reception at the recent Game Stars Live event in London - although that may have been more to do with the hotpants and goodie bags than anything else...

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