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Winter Stars takes up start position

new motion-controlled game reaches gold status

Deep Silver, the games label of Koch Media, a leading producer and distributor of digital entertainment products, recently announced that Winter Stars has now gone into production. The sports game for Kinect for the Xbox 360 video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, PlayStation3 with PlayStation Move support, and Wii including Wii Balance Board will be releasing in stores on 25t hNovember, 2011, just in time for Christmas.

Winter Stars entices gamers off their sofas with its high quality and easy-to-learn, exhilarating motion controls. The unique "family mode" offers a helping hand to beginners, thus making for a fun multiplayer experience with even chances for everyone. In single player mode, Winter Stars offers a campaign full of variety that allows players to experience all aspects of an athlete's career.

This new title enables sports fans of all ages and abilities to compete with one another or against virtual opponents in no less than eleven disciplines: paraskiing, curling, snowmobile, bobsled, downhill skiing, figure skating, biathlon, freeride skiing, snowboard cross, ski flying, and short-track. In thrilling multiplayer action, up to four players can engage in dynamic online or offline competitions for championship titles, or simply enjoy the variety of winter sports themed mini-games on offer. The story-driven single player mode not only features an extensive career system and character development, but also a number of special challenges such as training sessions that provide arcade-style enjoyment in between events. Console athletes can use the experience points they earn to purchase new equipment and improve their skills in preparation for the diverse challenges ahead, and to support their team on its path to victory.

Winter Stars You Tube trailer