Set in the year 2405, Sword of the Stars is a 4X space strategy game published by Paradox Interactive. It contains four galactic races, 150 different technologies, three ship class sizes, forty weapons and six weapon groups. Not only is all of this playable in single-player but there is up-to-eight player multiplayer available, too.
Paradox announced today that Sword of the Stars: Complete Collection will be released on May 14. The Complete Collection contains the original game plus all three expansions. It will even have a complete new scenario. No price was announced but we did get an announcement trailer. Enjoy!
We Are Not Alone: Sword of the Stars: Complete Collection Release Date Announced
NEW YORK – May 06, 2010 – Kerberos Productions and Paradox Interactive today announced the release date for the Sword of the Stars: Complete Collection which includes the original Sword of Stars game as well as its' expansions: Born of Blood, A Murder Crows, and Argos Naval Yard. Set to release on May 14th, the Sword of the Stars: Complete Collection also contains a brand new scenario for fans of the series.
To celebrate the announcement Paradox Interactive has released this trailer: www.youtube.com/watch?v=PBC4SpZvWSo
Developed by Kerberos, Sword of the Stars is an epic space 4x Strategy game set in the year 2405 that allows players to play as one of four distinct galactic races, research over 150 distinct technologies, design and build ships across three size classes and wield over 40 weapons from six different weapon groups. Players can also choose from a variety of single-player scenario campaigns along with up to eight player multiplayer.
The first expansion, Born of Blood, unveils the merciless Zuul Slavers with over 90 brand new ship sections and their unique drive system, the Tunnel Drive. It also introduces a variety of new game features including slavery, trade routes and diplomatic communications, as well as 25 additional technologies, 15 more weapons, new ship sections for the original four races as well as new scenarios, maps and galactic encounters.
A Murder of Crows introduces a sixth new race in the form of The Morrigi with their unique ‘Grav Flock’ Drive System, 27 additional technologies, 15 more weapons along with construction ships, orbital stations, spy ships, police cutters and more.
The third and final expansion, Argos Naval Yard, completes Sword of the Stars: Complete Collection with 19 more new technologies, over 75 additional ship sections to build, 10 weapons, three scenarios, as well as single player/multiplayer with co-op scenario maps.
For more information, please visit www.ParadoxPlaza.com and follow @PDXInteractive on twitter.
About Paradox Interactive
Since 1999, Paradox Interactive has been a leading global developer and publisher of PC-based strategy games. World-renowned for its strategy catalog, the company holds a particularly strong presence in the United States and Europe. Its steadily-growing portfolio includes originally developed titles such as the critically acclaimed Europa Universalis and the Hearts of Iron franchises, as well as publishing titles such as the Elven Legacy series, Mount&Blade and Majesty 2. Paradox made an explosive entry onto consoles during 2010 with the release of Lead and Gold: Gangs of the Wild West. For more information, please visit; www.paradoxplaza.com and follow @pdxinteractive on twitter.
About Kerberos Productions
Kerberos Productions is a gathering of experienced video game developers, with over 35 years of collective experience, based in Vancouver, BC, Canada. Before forming their own company, the team was responsible in the development of both Homeworld: Cataclysm for Sierra and Treasure Planet: Battle at Procyon for Disney Interactive. Team members have also worked on over a dozen hit games, including Homeworld, Ground Control, Team Fortress, and Counterstrike. Read more: www.kerberos-productions.com/