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Strategy First gets down with Aladdin Chess

Posted by: John at 6/20/2005 5:00 PM
Disney's Aladdin Chess Adventures is going to be distributed by Strategy First. As the title suggests, the education chess game will be using the movie Aladdin as the basis for the theme.


Strategy First signs on as distributor of “Disney’s Aladdin Chess Adventures”

Montreal, Canada. June 20, 2005. Software publisher Strategy First, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Silverstar Holdings, Ltd. (Nasdaq: SSTR), signs deal with worldwide developer and publisher Red Mile Entertainment, Inc. to distribute ““Disney’s Aladdin Chess Adventures””, an educational strategy game that will appeal to both children and adults.

“We are very excited to be working with Strategy First on ““Disney’s Aladdin Chess Adventures””, as they are a premier provider of top quality strategy games,” said Chester Aldridge, CEO of Red Mile Entertainment. “This title will offer Strategy First an opportunity to diversify their fan base and to potentially have some fun with their current customers,” concluded Aldridge.

“““Disney’s Aladdin Chess Adventures”” is a game for all ages. Its unique style and approach to teaching a timeless classic game makes it fun and educational,” said Jay Podilchuk, the Producer at Strategy First, Inc. “It is a great way to introduce the game of chess to children, and will even help adults polish up any forgotten skills!”

"We are delighted to have secured the rights to distribute ““Disney’s Aladdin Chess Adventures””. The association with one of the world’s leading media brands proves that Strategy First has returned to the forefront of international game publishers. Additionally, this is the first major, general interest title that Strategy has secured and marks a first step towards broadening the marketplace for Strategy's offerings," said Clive Kabatznik, CEO of Silverstar.

"The enthusiastic retail response to the recent release of ““Supreme Ruler 2010”” and the distribution announcement of ““Disney’s Aladdin Chess Adventures”” are the first public indications of the work that has been done by the Strategy First management team over the past few weeks. We are confident that further significant progress will be made in the next few months," concluded Mr. Kabatznik.

About Disney’s Aladdin Chess Adventures

Fly away on Aladdin’s magic carpet and embark on the most exciting chess adventure ever created! Disney’s Aladdin Chess Adventures transports children to their favorite worlds, such as Agrabah, the Cave of Wonders, and the mysterious City in a Bottle. Along the way, they learn how to play chess with the help of their favorite characters, Aladdin, Jasmine, and Abu the monkey. Children truly live the adventure as they master this timeless, mind-expanding game.


Features

§ Journey through Aladdin’s magical world while learning the classic game of chess in this innovative and fun-filled adventure.

§ Experience engaging game play with over 95 challenges such as puzzles, speed trials, mini-games, and more

§ Travel through eight different worlds, each with 12 locations.

§ Dominate your opponent by purchasing rare artifacts that will take your game to the next level

§ Learn strategic critical thinking and decision making skills.


About Red Mile Entertainment

Red Mile Entertainment, Inc. is a worldwide developer and publisher of interactive entertainment software. Headquartered in Sausalito, California, the company licenses premier intellectual properties and develops products for every major video game platform. Red Mile is managed by a team that has helped to build some of the most successful interactive entertainment companies over the past 20 years. More information about Red Mile and its products may be found at www.redmileentertainment.com.