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Running video game takes marathon to your computer screen

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Posted Wednesday, 24 October, 2012

SANTIAGO, CHILE - Alpes Soft just released the first 3D running video game, International Running Stars. Pioneer in this genre, IRS puts the player in the skin of a real professional athlete.

Competing in multiple running events, the players will be able to collect medals while reaching podiums. Players can choose to compete in events like marathons and half marathons, customize their characters and start a running career. The game also features optional connection with Facebook, so players can link their runner with their Facebook profiles and share collected medals with their friends.

While running has become one of the most popular sports worldwide, this is the first time, running is the base of a full featured video game. The game can be bought in digital download and DVD formats, at the International Running Stars official website ( The game is currently available for Windows PC and Mac OS X.

Alpes Soft is a game developer based in Santiago, Chile. Starting as a mobile games developing team, is now a pioneer into the videogames market, always providing new and exciting products. Alpes portfolio includes mobile apps, mobile games and desktop games.

For more information about Alpes Soft, visit



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