Feral Interactive shipping The Movies: Superstar Edition June 30th; adds bonus music soundtrack

DATE: Tuesday, June 9th, 2009

CONTACT: Brad Gibson at bgibson@feralinteractive.com - +1 918 691 3420

Lights! Camera! Action! You’re the decision-maker on everything from budget to production as Feral Interactive releases The Movies: Superstar Edition with the added Stunts&Effects expansion pack and bonus music soundtrack on June 30th.

With The Movies: Superstar Edition, players can have their cake and eat it too as they take complete control of a Hollywood studio, from coming up with an initial idea to filming the action to releasing a finished movie to theaters. Box office numbers, critical reception, and award shows serve as barometers of their success.

This big budget bundle features not only the original game and the Stunts&Effects expansion pack, but also more than 30 original cuts from composer Dan Pemberton’s BAFTA-nominated music. Mimicking a wide range of styles - from silent movie piano ditties to soaring, John Williams-esque orchestral pieces– Pemberton’s music traces a century of cinema history.

“The Movies has become a blockbuster favorite among Mac gamers and the Stunts&Effects expansion pack added a new range of movie-making magic, which players really appreciate," said Feral Interactive’s David Stephen.“Releasing the two in one box is an attractive double feature, but being able to include Dan Pemberton’s brilliant original music as a bonus, along with new costumes and sets, makes The Movies: Superstar Edition an essential release.”

Developed by Lionhead Studios®, The Movies: Superstar Edition harkens back to the era of the Hollywood moguls, allowing players to oversee stables of screenwriters, directors, movie stars, and stuntmen. Beginning in the early days of silent film and carrying into today’s special effects-laden epics, the game tracks movie history as players grow their Hollywood studio from fledgling venture to major industry player .

The Movies: Superstar Edition will retail in North America for US $49.95,£34.95 (inc VAT) in the UK and€39.95 (inc VAT) throughout Europe. It is currently available to pre-order from Feral's online store ( http://www.feralinteractive.com/?section=buy&language=english).

Minimum system requirements call for a 1.6 GHz PowerPC or Intel-based Mac, 512MB RAM, 64MB graphics card, DVD drive, 8GB of hard disk space and Mac OS X v10.4 or later.

More details and selected trailers of the game are now available at:


EDITORS: Screenshots, logos and other essentials graphics and multimedia tools for The Movies: Superstar Edition can be found online in the Feral Press Area ( http://press.feral.co.uk). Please use your assigned login recently provided to you. If you do not have a login, please contact Brad Gibson, Feral Marketing/PR Manager, at bgibson@feralinteractive.com.

About Feral Interactive

Feral interactive is a leading publisher of games for Macintosh platform founded in 1996 and based in London, England. It is responsible for such Macintosh hits as Black&White, Colin McRae Rally Mac, Lego Star Wars II and Tomb Raider Anniversary.

About Lionhead

Lionhead Studios is based in Guildford, Great Britain and was founded in 1997. The company has released six games since then, Black&White, Fable, Black&White 2, The Movies, Fable: The LostChapters and Fable II.

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