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Musicstar: I wanna be a Popstar DS

Music career sim for girls available in Europe today and the States next month.


CAMPINAS,SP - January 13, 2009 – Overplay announced today the release of Musicstar: I wanna be a Popstar DS (Dreamer: Musicstar Popstar, for US version), developed for girls who dream to be a bandleader and a Popstar, published by Tivola and DreamCatcher.

The game tells the story of a girl who wants to be a Music Popstar. She will form a band with her schoolmates and best friends, a guitar player, a drummer and a keyboardist. Besides being friends they will have to work hard to reach stardom.

During the game, the player will need to play for different crowds in several countries, beating opponents and showing talents with different instruments.

The player will have the opportunity to customize her avatar, changing clothes, hairstyle, hair color and outfit. The game counts also with an economic system that allows players to buy different clothes, accessories and instruments.

If the player would like to form a band with her friends, she can use the multiplayer system in a cooperative mode, where each one selects a different instrument and all play the same song. But if the player wants competition, she can challenge a friend for a competitive match, where two players will play against each other to see who is the best.

The game also counts on a Record Studio, which allows players to use their creativity and compose a tune using guitar, drums and keyboard.

Musicstar - I wanna be a Popstar has the following features:

• Freely avatar customization.

• Play three different instruments.

• Perform incredible choreographies.

• Famous hit songs.

• Compose a tune at the studio

• Download Play and Multicard multiplayer system

The game will be available for European market on January 15, 2009 and for US market on February 24, 2009, according to Tivola.


Overplay is a Brazilian game development studio that primes for fun gameplay experience and creativity, giving games more interactivity and making their graphics more attractive to consumers.

The company works with small, dedicated teams focused on platforms like Nintendo DS, Wii and PC -Downloadable. The Studio works with Tivola, uClick and Merscom for PC and NDS games.

The Studio is located at the high-tech pole of Campinas, São Paulo – Brazil. (GMT – 3:00)

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Tivola was founded in 1995 in Berlin and has self-produced games for children and teenagers over platforms such as PC, Nintendo DS, Nintendo WII and picture-book DVD.

The company’s publishing program aims to provide quality entertainment, exciting stories and knowledge transfer through playable products.

Tivola counts on several products licenses that are worldwide distributed by its international partners. The portfolio includes proprietary developments as well as the well-known licenses “Inkheart” and “Princess Lillifee”.



Jairo Margatho

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