New Star Games ( has released New Star Soccer 5 for Mac OS X and Windows systems. Features include a full database update so that all of the leagues and competitions are correct for the 2011-12 season, improvements to the match engine and more.

Here’s how the game is described: “New Star Soccer 5 is an old-school style 2D football game, both an homage to Sensible Soccer and yet a completely unique and original game in its own right.

“Live the life of a young football star as you try to achieve success on the pitch and gain the respect and adoration of your teammates, fans and friends. You can play in a whole host of leagues from around the world and compete in national tournaments such as the World Cup. Gaining the skills to help your team lift the ultimate trophy will take time but you will have a blast getting there! Score goals, make the right transfers, read about yourself in the newspapers, visit the casino, purchase that flashy sports car and more. Just make sure you keep your feet on the ground!”

New Star Soccer 5 is free-to-play offering gamers five free matches on day one, then up to three free matches per day. Players can also upgrade to a premium account for $20 which grants them unlimited matches.