Berlin, 08/08/2008: With a fresh and original concept, Kickster – Street Soccer Online wants to stir up the scene of established football games. From autumn on, jersey and football boots will stay in the locker. In Kickster, Street soccer enthusiasts will grab their clothes from a trendy fashion shelf instead. For individual clothing of the player characters the fun football game offers a whole lot of cool street wear items. After the first victorious matches on the backyard pitches, players can acquire many new accessories to boast of personal style. Many new tricks, special moves and skills can be gained after some progress in the dyed-in-the-wool multiplayer title. A first selection of concept artworks for the player characters has been launched by publisher Frogster in a new gallery on the official Kickster site: www.kickster.eu.
Kickster – Online Street Soccer
Stale football simulations are a thing of the past – on the comic inspired 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 will climb up the player rankings.
Kickster offers various scenarios in authentic street style. Backyards, parking lots or factory premises – a fast match can kick off anywhere. Thanks to the dynamic motion system, artists with the ball sweep their opponents from the court with impressively animated dribbling, tackling, tricks and straddles. 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 lots of new powerful moves. A tutorial is available to get you started and will help new players increase their skill level ready for human opponents. The dynamic and elaborate tournament and league system of Kickster will see the best players unveiled and glory claimed. "Easy to download" and "free to play" – Kickster offers fun football without complications or any payment liabilities. The original online game can be quickly installed and runs smoothly on any average PC. Currently Kickster – Online Street Soccer is in the private alpha stage. The closed and open beta phases are scheduled for August and September respectively. This 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 promotion and relegation
• Ample tournament system
• Formation of clubs and club ranking available in the future
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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