Namco Bandia announced today that Yoostar 2 is coming to both Xbox Kinect & Plasystaion Move in Q1 2011 and will make use of the advanced camera tech used in the Kinect Sensor and the Playstation Eye to put players inside scenes from famous TV shows and Hollywood films, allowing players to take part by either replacing or acting alongside some of Hollywoods biggest actors..
“This is the most innovative use of camera technology we’ve seen to date,” said Alberto González Lorca, VP Third Parties, NAMCO BANDAI Partners. “The moment you see yourself on screen in Yoostar2 is the moment you fall in love with it. We’re convinced this will be the next social gaming sensation and we’re delighted to have secured the rights to distribute the game throughout Europe.”
“We have no doubt that this fantastic product will capture the imaginations of everyone who sees it,” said Olivier Comte, VP Marketing, Sales & Publishing at NAMCO BANDAI Partners. “Yoostar2 is a brilliantly simple idea, but one that demanded specific advances in gaming technology. Now that technology has arrived and we can’t wait to get the game into people’s hands.” “To say there has been considerable interest in the distribution rights to Yoostar2 would be an understatement,” added Gregory Fischbach, CEO, Yoostar Entertainment Group. “Almost every major player has been keen to sign the game, but in the end, we felt Namco Bandai’s European muscle won out, and we’re thrilled to be working with them on what will be unquestionably one of the biggest releases of the year.”Yoostar2 is due for released in Q1 2011 for Kinect for Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 Move.