IHF Handball Challenge 12 update features

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Handball Challenge World League:
If you choose „Rest of the World“ in the friendly mode you can now opt for the Handball Challenge World League. All teams of the league can play for the championship in their very own HC World League and play against each other. The Kadetten Schaffhausen, reigning Swiss champion and current Champions League participant, are now part of the game as well.

A lot of things within the game have been improved. For example there is a bigger difference between the various difficulty levels, so it’s more fun to play, especially for rookies. The passing system has been optimized, to that effect the player marks are now more visible. Passing accuracy has been improved for better interaction. A more direct game control eliminates the delay while changing the direction or stopping the players. The three HC testimonials have been included into the game looking almost like their real-life counterparts. Slow motions after hard fouls or special shots have been added as well. After each game detailed statistics for both teams are now available.

More options have been added to the settings. Five different options are now available in the sections “Graphics” and “Textures”. The system for the spectators has been optimized and three different options of game speed can be chosen.

Animations have been improved as well. Players will step into the area or out of bounds less frequently while picking up the ball. The catching behavior has been optimized, while the falling animations have been adapted to the respective game situations. Players will now run into a proper catching position automatically.

Artificial Intelligence:
All friends of tough defense will like the fact that teammates will support the defensive moves more. On offense more automatic crossing motions were implemented, as well as more shots from the backcourt. The goalies will now catch lobs from the backcourt and will be positioned better against lefties.

The HDR lighting in the Crystal Palace has been improved, as well as the texture quality on the floor. Texture size has been adapted.

IHF Handball Challenge 12 features

Character Customization:

Play with your self-customized character, already now during Training Camp! No matter if 2,05 m or 1,80 m, dark or light, with a beard or without, strong or thin – you can create thousand different variations and use your player just like you prefer. Off course your friends will play against your individual avatar in the Friends Challenge.


Off course you can use your avatar in IHF Handball Challenge 12. Depending of the club you list in your profile, your avatar will be part of the roster of the club. In case of an average skill value of 60 you can also play in the national team!

Obviously there will be a lot of other great features in IHF Handball Challenge 12!

IHF World Championship mode:

Play the IHF World Championship 2011 – with the official license of all participating national teams and player. Feel and breath the atmosphere of Sweden and a World Championship, reach the final and become the best team in the world. Create your own tournament and face your favorite handball stars like Nikola Karabatic.

League mode:

IHF Handball Challenge 12 offers you the official licenses of both the TOYOTA Handball-Bundesliga and the Spanish Liga ASOBAL and more leagues could follow until the release. Play a whole season with your favorite team and become league champion. Include your avatar and play alongside of your stars such as Filip Jicha or Dominik Klein.

Training mode:

Handball Challenge Training Camp will be included into IHF Handball Challenge 12. You can collect more skill points with your online account, play against your friends, buy new outfits in the shop or improve your goal scoring skills during the 2-vs-2.

Multi-player mode:

You can play IHF Handball Challenge 12 with up to four friends on one PC, together and also against each other. Obviously you can also friendly matches against each other. Just connect keyboard and gamepads and get handball into your living room.