GL Golf Updated to version 2.430, Major Enhancements

By on Oct 28, 2013 at 6:04 am

Meadville, Pennsylvania – Nuclear Nova Software today announced their latest update to GL Golf for the iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch. In addition to the additional features brought in version 2.430, GL Golf has seen a series of large updates over the past year. Highlights include male/female golfer models, multiple tee and pin locations, new graphics render engine, Game Center achievements/leaderboards, monthly online tournaments, and more.

In GL Golf up to four players can golf forty-three 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:

Version 2.430
Online monthly four-round tournaments
Character clothing pack
iPhone 5S/5C compatibility
New 18 hole course
Restored access to pro shop on iPhone/iPod (Lite)
New text engine for in game HUD
Added carry/roll distance stats for each shot
Added option to remove ambient sounds
Fixed auto look after holing out on multiplayer games
Requires iOS 6.0
Less memory usage, increased stability
Better organized pro shop screen
Fixed random holes scores from not showing correctly
New icon (Deluxe)
Fixed potential crash after submitting scores at the end of a round
New top menu banner for iPad
Spin/Loft/Fade modifiers no longer changeable in backswing
Fixed stray ball icon rendering during shots
Removed Barnyard Blaster and Pinball Massacre ads from iPad menu
New affiliate links, removed Linkshare
Fixed pars on Oak Tree CC
Fixed three holes on Old Andrews

Version 2.42
Improved water graphics, wave animations
Added a new course, Borden’s Pass
Different player clothes/skins for multiplayer games
Ambient sound effects
Added pin and tees to mini-map
Clamp mini-map to edge of screen
Removed unneeded code and improved outdated code
Fixed in-game scorecard
Fixed several holes on Hackinow and Rocky Grove
Fixed a bug where the pin could show through terrain
Better memory management for less crashing

Version 2.41
Added a new course, Cantonville
Challenge Friend button to submit score screen
Scorecard visible after finishing the 18th hole
Fixed corrupted game-center leader-board with replacement (Full/Deluxe)
Removed AdMob (Lite)
Redid center-screen HUD text
Cleaned up code base, more efficient and less buggy

Version 2.40
Customize golfer screen
Celebration/Disappointment animations
Added a new course, Muirfield Village
Three new Game Center achievements
Blue/Green tees and four pin locations (Lite)
Expert/Pro scores, if lower than Amateur, are used for Game Center leader board
Fixed driving range
Fixed Hackinow CC Hole 5
Driver and woods no longer sit on ball for female character
New Icon (Deluxe and Lite)
New 3D model format, smaller files, less files, and faster loading
Continue rendering level after holing out

Version 2.39
New female golfer model
New clothes and skins for both golfer models
Added a new course, Hackinow County Parks and Recreation
iPhone 5 support
Flag colors based on pin location on green
Fixed Hardest and Easiest holes, replaced four holes
Fixed restore purchase button on iPad

Version 2.38
New terrain render engine for newer devices
Added a new course, Hobo Canyon
Fixed invisible trees present on all holes
Added a new compilation course, Random Holes
Added a new compilation course, Hardest Holes Volume 1
Added a new compilation course, Hardest Holes Volume 2
Added a new compilation course, Easiest Holes Volume 1
Unearned Game Center achievements now report as a percentage from 0-100
Fixed a bug where the ball could get stuck under ground after landing in water
Fixed cancel buttons for Nova Golf and Rate/Review dialogs
Slowed down hole flybys

Version 2.36
Added white/blue/green tees and four pin locations to all courses
Added a new course, Port O’Brien Municipal
Fixed the golfer rendering incorrectly inside of semi-transparent trees
Higher detail golfer texture
Solid scorecard background
Re-enabled pro shop (GL Golf Lite)

Version 2.35
New human golfer model to replace floating club
Added a new course, Inverted Club
Added sky/flag/ball reflections on newer devices
Fixed a bug where the menu could rotate upside-down
Fixed lighting in dawn/dusk mode
Fixed several unrealistic pars on older courses
Higher quality textures
Higher quality texture filtering on newer devices
Optimized on all devices
Smaller file size
Moved a stray Driver 330yd purchase button
Pinball Massacre reference
Version 2.35, now in sync with Mac version

Version 1.18
Added Game Center achievements and leader board
Added a new course, Maple Ridge
Added two in-app items to the pro shop (GL Golf Lite)
Several speed optimizations
Fixed four holes on Isle West and adjusted hole pars
More grass detail, especially on newer devices
Fixed a bug where only one or two mulligans could be used in practice
Fixed a bug where replaying a pole hit results in a new shot each time
Fixed a bug where sound could be lost after receiving a call
Fixed the iPad submit score button

Device Requirements:
* iPhone, iPod touch, or iPad
* Requires iOS 6.0 or later

Pricing and Availability:
GL Golf free 2.433 is free and is available exclusively through Apple’s App Store. GL Golf Standard 2.430 is $4.99 USD and is available exclusively through Apple’s App Store.

GL Golf 2.430
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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.