Sword of the Stars

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

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'Sword of the Stars' Goes Gold, Ships Early

by Rainier on Aug. 1, 2006 @ 10:12 a.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.

This 4X space strategy game for the PC offers players a breakthrough gaming experience by incorporating multiplayer for the first time ever in a 4X space strategy game, as well as an innovative blend of turn-based decisions and real-time fleet combat. Players ‘eXplore’, ‘eXpand’, ‘eXploit’, and ‘eXterminate’ their way across the space as they encounter other players and battle for interstellar dominance in real time combat resolution.

With crisp graphics, an epic back-story and real-time battle action, Sword of the Stars offers a riveting mix of strategic turn-based empire building and real-time tactical combat resolution that puts players in control of cosmic empires, alien technologies and vast interstellar armadas.

“We are proud to begin the new age of 4X gaming with Sword of the Stars and we are excited to bring this game in ahead of schedule to all of those fans that have been anticipating it,” stated Paul Rinde, CEO of Destineer. “The multiplayer capability of Sword of the Stars introduces the next evolution in 4X gaming. We are excited to reinvigorate the 4X category with this highly anticipated title.”

Lighthouse CEO Erik Schreuder said "We are extremely proud to announce that Sword of the Stars has gone gold and will be available beginning this month. Working on Sword of the Stars alongside Kerberos has been a great experience and we are overjoyed with the results.” Schreuder went on to say “Sword of the Stars has exceeded all of our expectations and we feel it will amaze strategy gamers around the globe.”

Rated E 10+ for Everyone 10 and over. For more information about Sword of the Stars please visit: www.swordofthestars.com


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