17 th June 2011– London– Yoostar 2, the first console game to insert players into their favourite films and television shows, is to be a permanent exhibit at the London Film Museum, curators have announced.
Using its unique technology, Yoostar 2 allows players the chance to actually step in to the movies. Playing alongside or in place of their favourite actors, people can star in hundreds of scenes from classic Hollywood films and TV shows.
Visitors to London‘s only museum of its kind will have their chance to shine when they enter the specially designed Yoostar Studio. Sound proofed to ensure nothing can interfere with their moment in the limelight; visitors will be able to watch their friends’ performances from large screens placed on the outside of the studio. They will even be able to share these performances with the world via Yoostar Playground on Facebook and YouTube.
"From the moment we played Yoostar 2 we were hooked and knew that we had to create the first ever Yoostar Studio for the London Film Museum“ said Jonathan Sands - Founder and CEO - London Film Museum.“ With ourselves being the only Family Film Museum in the UK and Yoostar having the ability to put our visitors into whichever movies they choose, it is the perfect combination for film fans”.
Found on London’s South bank the museum is a Mecca for movie fans both young and old. It contains exhibits, costumes and props from some of biggest films in cinematic history.
Gregory Fischbach, CEO, Yoostar Entertainment Group commented“We are immensely proud to be featured at this prestigious museum. It will provide the opportunity for us to demonstrate the magic of Yoostar to an audience who already has a love for movies and the history of film. I can’t think of a better location to house a permanent display of the world’s only entertainment experience to put you alongside and interact with the stars of cinema, past and present.”
The Yoostar set will be unveiled for the first time on June 18 th at London’s WestEnd Live , a free event held in Leicester square showcasing the best of entertainment on offer in the heart of London.
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About Yoostar Entertainment Group
Yoostar Entertainment Group is the world’s first Social Video Game Company. Perfectly blending aspects of online video creation and sharing, social gaming and social networking, Yoostar creates a new kind of personalized entertainment experience that’s immersive, fun and social. Founded in 2007, Yoostar has offices in New York City and Los Angeles. Find out more about Yoostar on Yoostar.com, on Facebook(Facebook.com/yoostar), or follow @Yoostarand @gregoryfon Twitter.
About Blitz Games Studios:
Currently celebrating its 20th anniversary, Blitz Games Studios is based in Leamington Spa and was founded by industry veterans Philip and Andrew Oliver. It now has more than 220 staff and its six divisions encompass mature titles (Volatile Games), Serious Games (TruSim), family titles (Blitz Games), licensable middleware (BlitzTech), downloadable games (Blitz Arcade) and its education division (Blitz Academy). Blitz also runs the Blitz 1UP initiative, which is an outlet for small, independent teams to bring their titles– finished and unfinished– to market. www.BlitzGamesStudios.com.
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