Yoostar inks licensing pact with CBS Consumer Products

MUMBAI: Social video game company Yoostar Entertainment Group has announced a new licensing agreement with CBS Consumer Products for the rights to a selection of CBS‘s TV titles for use in the upcoming launch of Yoostar2.

This is a social video game that will launch on the new Kinect for Xbox 360 video game and entertainment system from Microsoft and PlayStation Move system. The agreement includes CSI, Survivor, America‘s Next Top Model and an additional 20 properties.
Yoostar2 allows players to perform ‘karaoke-style‘ in hundreds of famous movie scenes, share the videos they create with friends and family online and participate in a vibrant online community of performers.

Yoostar2 was unveiled this week to the gaming industry and media at the E3 Entertainment Expo in Los Angeles.

CBS becomes the sixth major entertainment studio to provide content to Yoostar, joining Paramount, Universal, MGM, Lions Gate and Warner Bros.

Yoostar Entertainment Group president and CEO Gregory Fischbach says, "CBS owns some of the most iconic television content of all time. Imagine being able to insert yourself into a Survivor tribal council or into a scene with the team on CSI. The combination of CBS content, Yoostar‘s green screen technology, and the capabilities of console computing is incredibly powerful." 
Yoostar has secured movie content for use in its social video game platform, including hundreds of iconic movie scenes and top Hollywood talent.

The Yoostar library includes Forrest Gump, The Mummy, The Godfather and Blade Runner.

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