“The team here at Ripstone could not be more delighted to see Snooker 19 release on Nintendo Switch today. It has been a real passion project for everyone involved, which when coupled with the unprecedented access and support from the team at World Snooker, means that Snooker 19 brings the sport to life like never before,” said Hollie Pattison, PR & Marketing Manager at Ripstone. “Lab42 spent extra development time ensuring the Nintendo Switch version delivers the most authentic experience possible, in addition to the ability to play at home or on the go.”
Snooker 19 is also available digitally on PC via Steam, PlayStation 4 via the PlayStation Store and Xbox One via the Xbox Store.
What the critics are saying:
Pocket Gamer – “Playing Snooker 19 just feels right”
Eurogamer – “Snooker 19 looks like the best snooker video game in a good long while.”
Kotaku UK – “Snooker 2019 plays like the real deal: a great-looking recreation with an interface that can be used quickly, and all the modes any pot-fancier could ask for.”
God is a Geek – “May very well be the game you’ve been waiting for.”
About World Snooker
World Snooker is the commercial entity responsible for the commercial exploitation and promotion of professional snooker events across the world and is the custodian of the sport’s commercial rights.
About Ripstone Games
Ripstone® is a global independent video games label founded in 2011 by game and film industry veterans. They fully fund the development, distribution and marketing of video games made by elite creative teams. They have financed and published 17 games across 45 SKUs, with global sales of over 10 million units.
Ripstone’s back catalogue includes Ironcast, Stick It To The Man, Pure Pool, Pure Hold’em and Chess Ultra. At their home in Liverpool, England they also have a world-class internal development team, whose credits include Plague Inc, Chess Ultra and The Spectrum Retreat.
The whole company focuses on providing a total, personal support service for developers, empowering them to make the very best PC and console games, ensuring gamers know about them, then rewarding the teams for success. They are particularly noted for their outstanding ability to nurture new and small developers. www.ripstone.com
LAB42 is a videogame development studio based in the heart of Royal Leamington Spa. A subsidiary of You42, Inc. and part of the Kiz Studios family Lab42 is an experienced video games and entertainment developer.
Lab42’s network works closely across three locations building original and licensed IP alongside collaborating with publishers and developers around the world on a wide variety of titles, shipping numerous flagship titles on PC and Nintendo Switch. www.lab42.games