Brits love their pub sports. Darts, pool, having a fight while three sheets to the wind... they relish them all. Plus they love them on mobile phones. Pool titles have been popular on regular handsets for years.
So it's no surprise to see the iPhone getting its first pool game early in the App Store's life. What's more, the potential for iPhone pool is intriguing, given the touchscreen control mechanic.
Pool is one of the first and offers a top-down perspective. You can play it in three ways. First, there's the single player mode, which is the equivalent of occupying a pub pool table alone, pocketing the balls in order in as few shots as possible.