Strategy First announced today that gamers can now purchase Dangerous Waters
and Space Empires IV Deluxe
through Valve's Steam online distribution service. It is certainly nice to see more games available for purchase online.
WATERS, SPACE EMPIRES IV DELUXE AVAILABLE NOW VIA STEAM
Steam Ahead at Strategy First
Montreal, Canada. February 8, 2006. Software publisher Strategy First, Inc.
a wholly owned subsidiary of Silverstar Holdings, Ltd. (Nasdaq: SSTR), and
Valve Corporation are pleased to announce that the ultimate naval warfare title, â€œS.C.S - Dangerous Watersâ„¢â€ and â€œSpace Empires IV Deluxeâ€
are now available via Steam, Valveâ€™s online distribution platform.
- Dangerous Watersâ„¢â€ is a
groundbreaking naval simulation game, available via Steam for $39.95.
â€œSpace Empires IV Deluxeâ€, a grand strategy title in the space 4X
(explore, expand, exploit, and exterminate) genre, is available via Steam for
just $19.95. For more details, please visit www.steampowered.com.
also purchase the 570 page spiral bound Strategy Guide at www.strategyfirst.com/en/games/DangerousWaters/.
Get it, read
it, learn it and rule the seas!
â€œWeâ€™re delighted to offer these titles to the millions of
gamers around the world, and welcome Strategy First as the first publisher to
deliver its products via Steam,â€ said Doug Lombardi, director of marketing at Valve.â€
â€œJudging from the overwhelming customer
response thus far expect great things to come from our presence on
Steam,â€ said Emanuel Wall, Product Manager, Strategy First. â€œSteam
users can look forward to more great Strategy First titles coming their
About Dangerous Waters
â€œDangerous Watersâ€ is a modern naval warfare
simulator that gives players absolute control over multiple air, surface, and
submarine platforms. Players will engage the enemy on, above, and below the
oceanâ€™s surface as commander of ten of the worldâ€™s most effective
naval platforms. Gamers will focus their attention on taking direct control of
individual crew stations, from sonar and radar rooms to weapon control and
navigation consoles. Missions in â€œDangerous Watersâ€ are interconnected, with all consequences from previous
missions affecting the next. In the campaign, gamers can play as the U.S., Russian, or Chinese forces. â€œDangerous Watersâ€ is rated Everyone by ESRB.
For more information on
â€œS.C.S - Dangerous Watersâ„¢â€ please visit:
Space Empires IV Deluxe
The award-winning â€œSpace Empires IV Deluxeâ€ is the latest edition in the Space Empires
series. A grand strategy title in the space 4X (explores, expand, exploit, and
exterminate) genre, Space Empires has already found a place in the hearts of
strategy gamers everywhere. The Space Empires Deluxe Edition adds all the
latest tweaks and upgrades to Space Empires IV. You can research technology, design
new ships, wage war on a tactical level, put down rebellions, meet and greet
new species, and much more. Additionally, all the level and campaign design
tools are included; allowing anyone to become apart of the expansive Space
Empires Mod community.
For more information on
â€œSpace Empires IV Deluxeâ€ please visit:
Sonalysts, Inc., based in
Waterford, CT, is an employee-owned business with 450 employees. Its annual sales
are in excess of $50M and it has been serving government
and commercial clients since 1973. Sonalysts began developing computer
simulation games for the commercial market in the mid-nineties as part of its
diversification plan following the end of the Cold War. Sonalysts has developed
three PC naval simulation games to date - 688(I) Hunter/Killerâ„¢, Jane's
Fleet Commandâ„¢, and Sub Commandâ„¢. Each of these games has won a
variety of awards from "Best Combat Sim of the Year" to "Best
Maritime Sim" of 2001. Sonalysts' games
provide the user with a scalable experience so that the most dedicated
simulation and casual players can both equally enjoy them. All of the games
(including S.C.S. - Dangerous Waters) are being used by the U.S. military for training and/or as a
simulation analysis tool. Janeâ€™s Fleet Command has been used by ABC and
NBC News to assist in broadcast visualization of military operations in Iraq, Kosovo, and Afghanistan.
more information about Sonalysts, Inc., please visit: http://www.sonalysts.com.
information on all Sonalysts games, please visit: http://www.sonalystscombatsims.com.
founded in 1995, is a noted developer of PC strategy games. Its previous titles
include â€œSpace Empires IIâ€, â€œSpace Empires IIIâ€,
â€œSpace Empires IVâ€, â€œSpace Empires IV Goldâ€,
â€œDungeon Odysseyâ€, and â€œSpace Empires: Star Furyâ€. Malfador
Machinations is based in Santa Rosa,
California. For more information on Malfador
Machinations visit www.malfador.com.
About Strategy First
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 such as â€œS.C.S - Dangerous Watersâ„¢â€ and
â€œDisneyâ€™s Aladdin Chess Adventuresâ€ and simultaneously
developing its own in-house titles such as â€œO.R.B.â€ and
â€œDisciples IIâ€. After winning numerous awards for games such as
â€œDisciples: Sacred Landsâ€, â€œKohan: Immortal
Sovereignsâ€, â€œSteel Beastsâ€, â€œGalactic
Civilizationsâ€, and â€œJagged Allianceâ€, 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
Holdings Ltd. is a publicly traded company, focusing on acquiring controlling
positions in high growth fee-based electronic game businesses that stand to
benefit from the economies of scale generated by 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
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