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DarkStar One explodes onto the PC, releasing over 5GB of pure gameplay!

DarkStar One explodes onto the PC, releasing over 5GB of pure gameplay!

Label: Ascaron Entertainment
Developer: Ascaron Entertainment
Genre: Space Action
Release: August 2006

Darkstar One, the explosive space action blaster from Ascaron, is set to deliver a truly massive gameplay experience.

The universe of Darkstar One features over 5GB of uncompressed data, providing a wealth of high-impact gameplay. Such is the magnitude of the game that Darkstar One will be launched on 9GB dual-layer DVD media.

The Darkstar One DVD includes:

-- 2 GB of graphic material
-- 1.5 GB of videos (approximately 1 hour in total), including 6Channel Sound + 2Channel Stereo
-- 700MB of sounds and voices
-- 90 minutes of music
-- 16 hours of speech, including 5-6 hours of co-pilot speech

Darkstar One hits retail shelves in August 2006.

Get in on the action - Darkstar One preview versions are available now!

General Information about ASCARON Entertainment GmbH

Ascaron Entertainment GmbH, headquartered in Gütersloh, was founded in 1991 by Holger Flöttmann and is the leading developer of computer games in Germany. Among others, the company owns the successful franchises Patrician, Port Royale, and SACRED.

In July 2002, Ascaron expanded by opening a wholly-owned subsidiary, Studio II Software GmbH in the University City, Aachen. In September 2002, the first international office, Ascaron Entertainment (UK) Ltd. with headquarters in Birmingham, was founded. Whilst being an active international publisher of third party titles, the company also continues to be active as a developer.

ASCARON games are marketed globally in more than 30 countries and in 16 languages. SACRED has sold more than 1.6 million copies worldwide, and with record sales of more than 200,000 copies in the USA is termed the most successful computer game from Germany in 2004. Among other awards, SACRED was voted "Best Role Playing Game of the Year" and was the most sold German title in this country in 2004.

With a decisive strategy for further expansion, ASCARON is now targeting all major platforms, with ambitious plans to acquire and market several new franchises on the international games market.

Please find further information on ASCARON Entertainment GmbH and latest titles at

If you require further information, such as assets, samples or screenshots, please feel free to contact Ruth at Chaloner Associates.

Telephone: +44 (0)1954 270599

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