Oxford, UK – August 11 th 2011. Indie developer New Star Games are proud to announce the release of New Star Soccer 5 on PC and Mac. The latest instalment in this award winning retro football series is free-to-play and available for download at With over 5,000 registered players signed up and raring to go, this is the most eagerly anticipated 2D football game released since ‘Sensible World of Soccer’!

The official trailer was described by PC Format as “the best footie trailer ever,” whilst previews from DIYGamer and 8BitRocket both describe the game as “awesome”. New Star Soccer 5 is free-to-play offering gamers 5 free matches on day one, then up to 3 free matches per day. Players can also upgrade to a premium account for $20 which grants them unlimited matches.

About New Star Soccer 5

New Star Soccer 5 is the latest instalment in the award winning indie sport series. Live the life of a young football star as you try to achieve success on the pitch and gain the respect and adoration of your team-mates, fans and friends. You can play in a whole host of leagues from around the world and compete in national tournaments such as the World Cup and the European Championships. Gaining the skills to help your team lift the ultimate trophy will take time but you will have a blast getting there! You will need to train hard and score goals to move up the online leaderboard as you compare your transfer value against real-life players from around the world. Off the pitch you will need to manage the media and keep the boss, girlfriend and everybody happy as you try to become a footballing star and legend!

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Simon Read  

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