Saguenay, May 14th 2010 - Productions Soleil Rouge, a young and inspired Saguenay-based company, launched on the 3rd of May their first online edutainment game, Virtuo Sport Summer! The casual game, in which the scenarios are seriously thought out, has been released in English and in French. A Portuguese version will be available online soon showing the ambition of this new company that is expanding into the global market!
An innovative online game
Virtuo Sport Summer is an innovating game that reunites 3 popular sporting events. The gameplay principles developed by the young team's development studio, allows players to test their skills on 20 mountain bike courses, 20 white water kayaking challenges and 20 mountains renowned for climbing. The 60 sporting destinations have been selected amongst the most prized sites in the world where the different events take place.
The Virtuos, the athletes of the virtual
The first realization of Productions Soleil Rouge is based on a combination of features that have made the widespread genres popular, especially role playing. The players have the freedom to enhance their Virtuo (their virtual alter ego) by way of intellectual and athletic performance. The objective of edutainment consists concretely of creating conditions for the players that allow them to learn while having fun at the same time!
Each event is accompanied with a fact sheet containing information about the challenge that the players have to face. At the end of each stage, there is a quiz question to test the knowledge of the player and be rewarded with experience points when correct answers are given.
The accumulated experience points are precious because they are converted into attribute points by the players. These can be used to enhance their Virtuo to pass the more difficult challenges. The more astute will rise to the top of the overall and monthly ranks and become legend.
Each player can customize their Virtuo with the many rewards available. The Virtuo can be awarded with all the medals and titles available in the game. An extensive personalization control panel is in place to satisfy those who want to change the appearance of their avatar!
Virtuo Sport Summer, an exciting Quebec-based casual game of international proportions!
Quench your thirst for discovery! www.virtuosport.com
Vice-president and director of communications
Productions Soleil Rouge