KUNG FU SUPERSTAR’S TRAINING MODE: PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT THROUGH ENTERTAINMENT
Thursday, 22nd November 2012 at 3:36 pm
Nov 22, 2012 (Guildford, UK)—Two weeks left on the clock of their Kickstarter and while their funding figures are still rather low, Kinesthetic Games are continuously enriching their campaign with new content. Their latest major video update focuses entirely on the Training in the game and how Kung Fu Superstar aims to teach players real martial arts.
“It’s all about what we like to call‘ Personal Development through Entertainment’” said Kostas Zarifis, Game Director on Kung Fu Superstar.“Putting the focus on story progression and character development, so that the fact that you are becoming as fit, skilled and nimble as a ninja is an almost subconscious process. This is how we are approaching training and learning in Kung Fu Superstar.”
Their new video features new gameplay demos, showing off the incredible amount of interactivity offered in the experience as well as accurate and meaningful feedback on player performance. It also features more thoughts on their approach by the team’s celebrity endorser, Peter Molyneux.
For the Training Demo Video please visit: http://youtu.be/PDoQdvE9DTw?hd=1
For the Kickstarter Pitch Video, Gameplay Video and many other details on the campaign, please visit the project’s Kickstarter page at: http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/kostaszarifis/kung-fu-superstar-become-the-ultimate-martial-arts
About Kung Fu Superstar™: Kung Fu Superstar™ is the world’s first motion control enabled action game, where the fighting employs real martial arts techniques. Players will relive the epic journey of Danny Cheng, a young aspiring martial artist, as he rises through the ranks of international fame and stardom. Aided by his trusted Sifu, Danny will discover the secrets of Kung Fu and become the most popular martial arts stuntman Hollywood has ever known.
In a ground-breaking rethink of fighting games, players will use their full body or a controller to learn authentic martial arts techniques and level up Danny’s fighting abilities, as they improve their own knowledge of Kung Fu. Players then put their skills to the test on the movie set, where Danny takes part in dramatic fight choreographies and performs in explosive action sequences. With multiple movie sets and plots to explore, colourful characters to be met along the way, Danny’s own overarching storyline, as well as a platform for learning real martial arts in a fun and engaging way, Kung Fu Superstar™ will open up a world of possibilities to players of every background.
For more information on the game, including the Kickstarter pitch video and announcement trailer, please visit the official site at http://www.kungfusuperstar.com
About Kinesthetic Games Ltd.: Kinesthetic Games Ltd. is an independent games developer based in Guildford, UK and founded in July 2011 by Kostas Zarifis (ex-Lionhead Studios) and Anish Antony (ex-Lionhead/Climax/EA). Kung Fu Superstar™ is the team’s first game as an independent studio, a project started by Kostas Zarifis as part of the“Lionhead Studios Creative Day” initiative. For more information visit the company’s page at: http://www.kinestheticgames.com
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