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NEW STAR GP UPDATED

New Star Grand Prix has been updated to version 1.1. It now features hugely improved driver intelligence, up to date car stats and a whole raft of tweaks and fixes. A trial version is available from www.newstargames.com.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Oxford, UK– June 22, 2009– New Star Grand Prix has been updated to version 1.1. New features include improved driver intelligence and updated car stats to make it the most exciting and realistic top-down racer available.

New Star Grand Prix is a top-down racing game inspired by classics such as Super Sprint and Micro Machines, but brought bang up to date to feature all the teams, drivers and tracks of the 2009 GP. It features a full career mode that spans up to 10 seasons where you must compete against the world’s best drivers on 17 real-world tracks. During your career you will need to manage your finances and relationships with the team boss, pit crew, friends and fans. You can gamble at the casino and even purchase sports cars, but it is on the track where you must really prove yourself. Races feature changeable weather conditions, tyre wear, car damage and fuel loads, all of which affect your car’s handling and will require careful monitoring if you want to make tactical pitstops. The camera can be zoomed in or out to suit your driving style and after the race you can upload your best laptime to the online leaderboard. The game also features a comprehensive track editor that will allow you to design and race on your own tracks and is playable in 12 languages (English, Italian, French, German, Spanish, Dutch, Portuguese, Danish, Polish, Finnish, Turkish, Slovenian.)

Trial versions for PC and Mac are available from www.newstargames.com/nsgp.html and the full version for can be purchased for $9.99. Please contact Simon Read for a review copy.

Based in Oxford, UK, New Star Games is a small independent company with a passion for sports games. They pride themselves on giving gamers what they want and can often be found interacting with fans on the forum: www.newstargames.com/newstarforum.

Contact:

Simon Read

+44 (0) 1869 245197

siread@newstarsoccer.com

http://www.newstarsoccer.com

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