Paradox Interactive and Kerberos Productions are showing off some features of the new graphics engine to be used in Sword of the Stars II. The sequel will contain "evolved versions" of the six races contained in the 4X original and expansions. The new engine is more than just a pretty face; it will actually create new strategies and necessitate new tactics. Here is the trailer. Since Sword of the Stars II doesn't come out until next year, expect more details here as we get them.
Sword of the Stars II Engine Teaser Trailer released
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NEW YORK – September 28, 2010 – Paradox Interactive and Kerberos Productions today released a new engine teaser trailer for Sword of the Stars II, the follow-up hit to the 4X franchise, Sword of the Stars. The game offers an evolved version of the original six races from Sword of the Stars and its expansions, Sword of the Stars II reveals the deep, dark secret of the Suul’ka. Boasting an all new graphics engine and incorporating new ship details that allow for new fleet strategies and tactics, Sword of the Stars 2 is poised to revive the 4X space genre and is scheduled for a 2011 release.
The engine teaser trailer can be viewed at :
For more information:
Web page: www.swordofthestars.com
About Kerberos Productions
Founded in 2004, Kerberos Productions is a gathering of experienced video game developers, with over 40 years of collective experience, based in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Before forming their own company, the team was responsible in the development of Homeworld: Cataclysm for Sierra, Treasure Planet: Battle at Procyon for Disney Interactive, and Bully for Rockstar. In 2006, the company released their flagship PC title, Sword of the Stars, which was followed by three expansions – Born of Blood, A Murder of Crows, and Argos Naval Yard. None of them are zombies. Read more: www.kerberos-productions.com
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 http://twitter.com/PdxInteractive