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Tuesday, October 3, 2006
Funkitron Releases Poker Superstars II
11:48 AM | Tuncer Deniz | Comment on this story

Funkitron and are proud to announce the release of Funkitron's first Mac game release, Poker Superstars II. Since its release on the PC in March 2006, Poker Superstars II has become the best selling downloadable poker game on the PC.

Poker Superstars for the PC was one of the top download games of 2005, and in 2006, Funkitron is raising the stakes. POKER SUPERSTARS II now has 15 top notch players such as Johnny Chan, Barry Greenstein, Carlos Mortensen and Cyndy Violette. It provides even more challenge thanks to a ‘first of its kind’ poker AI that actually learned the game by playing millions of simulated tournaments, and now, it is ready for you. Finally, it packs in more fun, with music and graphics right from the TV show, and the ability to import your own photo right into the game, so you can become the Poker Superstar you know you are.

"This game really captures the excitement and challenge of the Poker Superstars II tournament," said Henry Orenstein. "The presentation, interface and AI are all top notch. Funkitron is a great partner and has done another amazing job with Poker Superstars II."

“We wanted to build upon the success of the first Poker Superstars and add in the features the fans were asking for,” said Dave Walls, president of Funkitron, Inc. “Beginners will love the great interface and tips to get them going, while experts will appreciate the challenge provided by the new state of the art poker AI.”

In the game, players are pit against these 15 poker masters:

Todd Brunson, Mike Caro, Johnny Chan, Freddy Deeb, Eli Elezra, Antonio Esfandiari, Ted Forrest, Barry Greenstein, David Grey, Kathy Liebert, Carlos Mortensen, Scotty Nguyen, Huck Seed, David Sklansky, and Cyndy Violette.

Poker Superstars II features game tips, advanced poker AI computer opponents, game speed-up options for quick play designed for practice, three game modes (Round – one TV show, Season – a tournament, or Cash Game – limit game). The unique player card system tracks a player’s best winnings, winning hands, flops seen and pots won. Poker Superstars II is now available exclusively for $19.95 at A free demo version of the game is available at the web page.

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