Pool Break

Handster 2011 Award
Pool Break is an OpenGL based set of 3d games that includes:
  • US 8-Ball, 9-ball, UK 8-ball Pool
  • 6-Ball, 3-ball, 10-ball, 7-Ball Pool
  • Straight Pool
  • One Pocket
  • Carom Billiards 1-cushion, 3-cushion, 4-ball
  • Snooker (Regular, 6-Reds and 10-reds)
  • Carrom (Square, Hexagonal and Circular)
  • Crokinole

Pool Break supports online multiplayer mode via Wi-Fi or data plan. You may play against other Android, iPhone, iPad or iTouch users.
It is compatible with Android OS versions 1.5 and later and has been tested on various devices like T-Mobile G1, Google Nexus One, Motorola Droid, Samsung Galaxy Tab and HTC Desire and Motorola Xoom.

Both the Lite version and the Full version are available for download from the Google Android PlayStore

Please feel free to send your valuable comments and/or suggestions via email at: support@kineticbytes.com

Version History

Version 2.5.0
Includes the following enhancements:
  • • Online games synchronization bug fixed
  • • 7 new ball designs
  • • Snooker rules updated
  • • Several minor bug fixes


Version 2.4.1
Includes the following enhancements:
  • Snooker rules fixed
  • Cue stick no longer goes through obstacles
  • Minor bug fixes and gameplay improvements


Version 2.4.0
Includes the following enhancements:
  • Free ball in snooker
  • Push out in 9/10 ball pool
  • Updated Visuals
  • Minor bug fixes and gameplay improvements


Version 2.3.7
Includes the following enhancements:
  • New game: Rotation Pool (61)
  • Multi-language Support
  • English, French, German, Italian, Russian, Japanese, Portuguese (Brazil)
  • Spanish, Simplified Chinese, Polish, Dutch, Korean (South)
  • Updated Visuals
  • Minor bug fixes and improvements


Version 2.3.6
Includes the following enhancements:
  • New game: 4-Ball Billiards
  • New game: 7-Ball Pool
  • Updated Visuals
  • Minor bug fixes and improvements


Version 2.3.2
Includes the following enhancements:
  • New game: 1-Cushion Carrom Billiards
  • New game: 3-Ball Pool
  • 7 and 9 foot Snooker tables
  • Updated UI
  • Updated Stats and Acievements
  • Minor bug fixes


Version 2.0.7
Includes the following enhancements:
  • New game - 6-Ball Pool
  • Online gameplay stability
  • Updated UI
  • Minor scoring issues fixed
  • Minor bug fixes
  • Compatible with GoogleTV devices


Version 1.8.0
Includes the following enhancements:
  • New game - One Pocket
  • New game - Carom Billiards
  • Pan Mode and FOV settings
  • AI gameplay improvements
  • Minor scoring issues fixed


Version 1.7.7
Includes the following enhancements:
  • Pinch Zoom feature added (for devices supporting multi-touch)
  • Slow motion mode for Pool Drill
  • UI updates to support QVGA screens


Version 1.7.6
Includes the following enhancements:
  • Compatibility changes for online playability with iOS version
  • New Pool game: Just Place-n-Shoot


Version 1.7.4
Includes the following enhancements:
  • Hexagonal Pool and Snooker tables
  • Pool sounds fixed


Version 1.7.2
Includes the following enhancements:
  • Online Chat enabled
  • Snooker 10 Reds
  • Snooker AI issues fixed


Version 1.6.7
Includes the following enhancements:
  • Includes an optional work around that may fix the freezing on some phones
  • This may be disabled in the in-app Settings


Version 1.6.5
Includes the following enhancements:
  • Birds Eye View added
  • Game rules fixed
  • Updated UI and sounds


Version 1.6.4
Includes the following enhancements:
  • Straight Pool (14.1 Continuous)
  • New Scenery
  • Shot Clock
  • Save and Resume Game
  • Virtual Cash Points for Each Game
  • Better UI


Version 1.6.3
Includes the following enhancements:
  • Ball reflections
  • Fixed balls going through rails
  • Fixed balls turning to shadows on some phones
  • Allows install to SD card for Froyo


Version 1.6.1
Includes the following enhancements:
  • AI (Droid) Gameplay Added
  • Snooker rules fixed
  • Minor UI enhancements


Version 1.5.7
Includes the following enhancements:
  • Cue spin for Pool and Snooker
  • Slow Motion mode
  • Snooker and Pool rules fixed
  • Minor UI enhancements


Version 1.5.6
Includes the following enhancements:
  • Addition of Snooker 6-Red and UK 8-Ball (Preview)
  • Improved UI and touch sensitivity
  • Force Close fixes
  • Scoring issues fixed


Version 1.5.5
Includes the following enhancements:
  • Addition of Snooker (Preview)
  • More sounds / alerts
  • Improved UI
  • Online play for Pool and Snooker added
  • Online playing issues fixed for all games
  • Force Close fixes
  • Online scoring issues fixed


Version 1.5.1
Includes the following enhancements:
  • Fixes for Nexus One and HTC Desire
  • Preview version of Pool
  • Improved controls for gameplay
  • Improvements in rendering speeds
  • New scenery and board designs


Version 1.4.1
Includes the following enhancements:
  • Use of OpenGL's Vertex Buffer Objects where available (some phones may not support these)
  • Fixes for Andoird OS 2.0
  • New outdoor scenery added


Version 1.3.0
Includes the following enhancements:
  • Non-expiring Demo version auto-downgrades to Lite version
  • auto-detect online players
  • shortcuts panel
  • updated UI
  • bug fixes
  • Prevent phone from sleeping


Version 1.1.5
Includes the following enhancements:
  • Improved zoom sensitivity
  • Fixed scoring issues
  • Rotate scenery
  • A couple of force-close crashes
  • Other minor enhancements


Version 1.0.1
Includes the following enhancements:
  • Improved gameplay sensitivity
  • Detailed instructions
  • Both elastic and non-elastic shots
  • Minor bug fixes and a couple of crashes
  • Other minor enhancements

Screenshots

The following are some of the screenshots from an actual device (Motorola Droid)