Montreal, Canada. June 9, 2005. Software game publisher Strategy First, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Silverstar Holdings, Ltd. (Nasdaq: SSTR), and PC developer Malfador Machinations, are happy to announce that Star Fury, the popular science-fiction action RPG, has shipped to retailers nationwide.
â€œStar Fury marks the beginning of whatâ€™s to come in the Space Empires seriesâ€ said Jay Podilchuk, the producer at Strategy First, Inc. â€œGamers now have the opportunity to immerse themselves in the Space Empires universe!â€ concluded Podilchuk.
â€œWe here at Malfador Machinations are looking forward to getting Star Fury into retail and expanding its audience. The gameâ€™s extensive modding capabilities are suited for an audience ready to create its own campaigns in the Space Empires universeâ€ said Aaron Hall, president of Malfador Machinations.
About Star Fury
â€œMaster of your Own Destinyâ€ has a whole new meaning in Star Fury! As a starship captain youâ€™ll be exploring the furthest reaches of space in search of fame, fortune and adventure. You might think upgrading your starship with high performance tech will be the advantage that keeps you alive â€” but that really isnâ€™t enough. In a galaxy filled with warp points, unfriendly aliens, asteroid belts and cosmic storms, teaming up with large fleet operations might be your only chance for survival. Will you be a respectable trader or a blood-thirsty pirate? Your actions decide your fate in a hostile universe!
Star Fury is a science-fiction action RPG where you assume the role of a starship captain. The risks youâ€™re willing to take as commander secures your legacy of eternal wealth and power or ultimately are responsible for your demise in the cold emptiness of space.
Star Fury will be available at all major retailers at a suggested retail price of $19.99. Rated Everyone by ESRB. For more information please visit www.malfador.com.
About Malfador Machinations
Malfador Machinations, founded in 1995, is a noted developer of PC strategy games. Its previous titles include Space Empires II, Space Empires III, Space Empires IV, Space Empires IV Gold, Dungeon Odyssey, and Space Empires: Star Fury. Malfador Machinations is based in Santa Rosa, California. For more information on Malfador Machinations visit www.malfador.com.
About Strategy First
Strategy First, Inc. is a leading developer and worldwide publisher of entertainment software for the PC. Founded in 1990, the company has grown rapidly, publishing major games in the industry and simultaneously developing its own in-house titles such as O.R.B. and Disciples II. After winning numerous awards for games such as Disciples: Sacred Lands, Kohan: Immortal Sovereigns, Steel Beasts, Galactic Civilizations, and Jagged Alliance, Strategy First continues to push the gaming envelope with its own groundbreaking titles, while maintaining its reputation as a unique alternative for independent developers seeking to market their games to a worldwide audience. www.strategyfirst.com.
About Silverstar Holdings
Silverstar Holdings, Ltd. is a publicly traded company (NASDAQ: SSTR), focusing on acquiring controlling positions in high growth retail driven and fee-based electronic game businesses that stand to benefit from the economies of scale generated by the Internet and other technology related platforms. It currently owns Fantasy Sports, Inc., a dominant provider of fee-based NASCAR related and other fantasy sports games, Strategy First, Inc. a leading developer and worldwide publisher of entertainment software for the PC, as well as a stake in Magnolia Broadband, a fab-less semiconductor company and innovator of radio frequency (RF) solutions for the cellular industry. www.silverstarholdings.com