Berlin, 07/23/2008: A new trend sports for the PC is paving its way under the name of Kickster– Online Street Soccer. Stale football simulations are a thing of the past– on the comic-like online grounds of Kickster only those players who control the most individual character and master the coolest special moves will rule. Two vs. two or three vs. three: with their team of real buddies online players stir up international tournaments and leagues. With dashing moves, impressive tricks and absolute ball control, PC kickers gain respect from the ball addicted online community. Only those who have the coolest special skills, climb up the player rankings. "Easy to download and free to play– Kickster offers fun football without complications and any payment liabilities. Nevertheless, the dyed-in-the-wool multiplayer online game can be quickly installed and runs smoothly on any average PC.
From now on casual soccer players and ambitious ball acrobats can register for the beta phases on the official website www.kickster.eu and seal the possibility to play first test matches until the official release. Interested players can browse the state-of-the-art website that has just gone online with up-to-date web 2.0 features, a player forum and a regular weblog.
Rankings, leagues and tournaments– new street soccer community for the PC
Kickster turns street soccer into a highly dynamic and team based community event. With their freely customizable characters, soccer fans can meet hundreds of fellow players in several online leagues. PC kickers play their dynamic matches head-to-head exclusively against human opponents. Buddies exchange tactics and strategic moves in the in-game chat. Backyards, parking lots or factory premises– a fast match can kick off anywhere. Kickster offers various scenarios in authentic street style. With impressively animated dribbling, tackling, tricks and straddles, artists with the ball sweep their opponents from the court thanks to the dynamic motion system. But only players with the best skills receive respect from the streets. As soon as they reach the expert level, Kickster offers even more strategic gameplay and a lot of new powerful moves. Only the best players prevail in the elaborate tournament and league system of Kickster. But don't worry; a tutorial is available to help you get started.
To boast the perfect style, players choose their personal outfit from an ample variety of trendy street wear in the in-game shop. The large-scale item and skill shop offers the coolest sneakers, slack casual wear and mighty special moves. Currently Kickster– Online Street Soccer is in the private alpha stage. The closed and open beta phases are scheduled for August and September respectively. And in autumn the whistle will blow: Kick off in the backyards!
Features Kickster– Online Street Soccer
• Free2Play: free game client, no subscription fees
• Team based multiplayer online game (no single player, no AI opponents)
• Getting started easily: comprehensive tutorial with 13 game missions, hints and rewards for completed missions
• Intuitive controls, but profound gameplay
• Ingame chat and community tools
• Compact game client of about 300 MB and moderate system requirements
• Customization of player character in large-scale item shop: trendy outfits from head to toe and special moves available for micropayment
• Level based game system: advanced skills learnable with progress
• Strategic team play and tactical moves in expert level
• Elaborate league system with ascension and relegation
• Ample tournament system
• Formation of clubs and club ranking possible later on
About Frogster Interactive Pictures AG
As a holding with different shares in the computer games industry, Frogster Interactive Pictures AG based in Berlin is focused on the growth sector of Massively Multiplayer Online Games. The company licenses, operates und markets different online games in the German speaking market and internationally. Its Korean joint venture Frogster Studios Co. Ltd. based in Seoul develops MMO games and markets their own as well as licensed virtual worlds in Asia. At their headquarter in Berlin and in Rheine and Seoul, the Frogster group employs more than 80 staff members in the fields of marketing, community management, customer support, IT, web design, web development, sales and administration. Internet: www.frogster-interactive.de
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