MONTREAL, Québec – December 10, 2008 – Software publisher Strategy First Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Silverstar Holdings, Ltd. (NASDAQ: SSTR), and KDV games, are happy to announce that the eagerly anticipated sequel to the critically acclaimed ‘Perimeter’, Perimeter II: New Earth has officially gone gold. Perimeter 2: New Earth will be available in major retailers across North America January 20th, 2009.
"We are excited about Perimeter II and its fresh approach to RTS Gaming. The franchise has a history of innovative game play that stands out on the PC platform,” said Strategy First Business Development Manager, Emanuel Wall.
"We at KDV Games are very excited to bring Perimeter 2 to North America. This game is filled with original and experimental game play ideas and is sure to shake up the RTS genre. We hope that both strategy fans and novice players will find something they like in P2,” said Helen Khudenko, Producer at KDV Games
About Perimeter 2
Set in a future universe where Earth is dying, civilization is in a race against time to discover a new home planet and colonize it for suitable living conditions. In both single and multiplayer environments, you explore New Earth and battle against opposing forces, choosing either the Exodus or the Harkback, all in an attempt to acquire energy and claim the new home planet. Perimeter 2's gameplay involves strategic terraforming to acquire resources, projecting an impenetrable perimeter force shield to protect from attack, and transforming combat units through manipulative nanomorph technology.
FeaturesNew Action Elements Newly introduced RPG-elements Fully deformable and malleable landscape (traces, craters, entrenching) Various natural disasters – tornadoes, falling meteors and seismic activity Internet and LAN multiplayer up to 8 players Ideas of territorial gameplay and landscape modification introduced in the original game are now realized on a new concept & technology level. The VistaGame Engine enhances the dynamics and depth of gameplay, turning the battlefield into an arena for the confrontation of two elements - ground and water. "Perimeter 2" is a project for fans of the RTS genre. The revolutionary concept of terra-forming, along with new elements and fresh ideas, is sure to provide a unique gaming experience.
For more information on Perimeter 2: New Earth and to preorder your copy now, please visit: http://www.strategyfirst.com/en/games/Perimeter2/
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 Fantasy Sports, Inc., a dominant provider of fee-based NASCAR related and other fantasy sports games, Strategy First Inc., a leading developer and worldwide publisher of entertainment software for the PC, as well as a stake in Magnolia Broadband, a fabless semiconductor company and innovator of radio frequency (RF) solutions for the cellular industry. www.silverstarholdings.com
About KDV Games
KDV Games company was founded in 2004 by a team of professional game developers with over 10 years of experience in the gaming industry. The team behind critically acclaimed “Perimeter” is known for their original explorative ideas, realized in quality game products. The company is also focused on introducing new production & development methods, incorporated in the cutting edge technology VistaGame Engine - a professional tool for the creation of RTS&RPG games. For more information, visit the company’s website at www.kdvgames.com
For more information, please contact:
Strategy First Inc.
Tel: 514-844-3040 ext.242