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Sword of the Stars

Platform(s): PC
Genre: Strategy
Publisher: Lighthouse
Developer: Kerberos

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'Sword of the Stars' Beta Test Sign-ups

by Rainier on June 13, 2006 @ 1:59 p.m. PDT

Sword of the Stars is a breakthrough Space Strategy game that seeks to reinvigorate the sub-genre. Players will explore planets, manage their empire and research new technology. Sword of the Stars provides quick, intuitive play, state-of-the-art graphics and tactical combat that make the game instantly involving and rewardingly fun.

Sword of the Stars is a breakthrough 4X Strategy game brought to you by the core team behind the blockbuster title, HomeWorld: Cataclysm. Sword of the Stars returns gamers to the action-packed roots of the 4X genre with some new twists, including a 3D starmap and real-time combat resolution in a 3D environment. Playing as one of 4 unique races, gamers will explore planets, research new technologies and create empires in a hostile Universe where weakness means extinction and only the strongest will survive. The game is scheduled to be released in Q3 2006 and is being developed by Kerberos Productions.

Participate in Sword of the Stars Closed Beta

This is a special opportunity to win very few select spots on the closed Beta for Sword of the Stars. Gamers should be interested in working closely with the developers as they finish creating the game.

If you would like to participate in the closed Beta for Sword of the Stars, send an email with your Xfire user name to:

To download Xfire for free, please visit

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