Montreal, Canada. December 18th, 2006. Software Publisher Strategy First Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Silverstar Holdings, Ltd. (Nasdaq: SSTR), is releasing patch version 1.20 today for "Space Empires V", the newest addition to the Space Empires Series.
This patch will update all previous "Space Empires V" versions to v1.20. See the history.txt file for a complete list of the changes and fixes included in the patch.
Download the patch today directly from Strategy First at: http://www.strategyfirst.ca/downloads/patches/SE5patch_v120.exe
The history file can also be downloaded directly from Strategy First at: http://www.strategyfirst.ca/downloads/patches/SE5history_v120.txt
The Space Empires V manual can be downloaded separately at: http://www.strategyfirst.ca/downloads/files/se5manual_v113.zip
Space Empires V patch v1.20 will soon be available to download via Steam.
About Space Empires V
"Space Empires V" is the new edition in the Space Empires series. This new chapter's completely updated UI takes the player into a real-time rendered 3D universe. Watch space battles played out with incredible detail and realistic effects. Expand, Explore, Exploit, and Exterminate in a huge living and breathing galaxy. New features abound, with political alliances between multiple empires, top-down ship design systems, hexagonal movement grids, and much more. "Space Empires V" is now available for purchase at EB, Gamestop and Comp USA. "Space Empires V" will be available at Best Buy in November, 2006. The game is rated E for Everyone by ESRB.
For more info on "Space Empire V" or to purchase directly from Strategy First visit: http://www.strategyfirst.com/en/games/SpaceEmpiresV/
About Malfador Machinations
Malfador Machinations, founded in 1995, is a noted developer of PC strategy games. Its previous titles include "Space Empires Series", and "Dungeon Odyssey". Malfador Machinations' is based out of Santa Rosa, CA. www.malfador.com
About Strategy First Inc
Strategy First Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Silverstar Holdings (Nasdaq: SSTR), is a leading developer and worldwide publisher of entertainment software for the PC. Founded in 1990, the Company is well known for its proprietary groundbreaking titles, such as the award winning Disciples, Jagged Alliance and Space Empires series of games, which are under continuing development. Simultaneously, Strategy First continues to publish many of the industry's major titles, winning numerous awards for games such as "Hearts of Iron", and "Galactic Civilizations." Recent offerings include top releases such as "S.C.S. - Dangerous Waters" and "Space Empires V." The Company provides a unique alternative for independent developers seeking to market their games to a worldwide audience. www.strategyfirst.com
About Silverstar Holdings
Silverstar Holdings Ltd. is a publicly traded company (NASDAQ: SSTR), focusing on acquiring controlling positions in high-growth retail-driven and fee-based electronic game businesses that stand to benefit from the economies of scale generated by the Internet and other technology-related platforms. It currently owns Empire Interactive PLC and Strategy First Inc. as well as a stake in Magnolia Broadband.
Empire Interactive PLC is a leading developer and publisher of interactive entertainment software games such as Starsky & Hutch, Big Mutha Truckers, FordRacing and FlatOut. Empire's products are delivered on both console and PC platforms. Strategy First Inc. is a leading developer and worldwide publisher of entertainment software for the PC. Magnolia Broadband is a fabless semiconductor company and innovator of radio frequency (RF) solutions for the cellular industry.
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